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Free Daily Meditation
Mon-Fri (except holidays), 7:30-8:30 am (more)LEARN MORE
adults > makom: meditation > meditation and mindfulness > everyday meditation
Mon, Sep 1 - Dec 31
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7:30am daily
Free Daily Meditation
Mon-Thu (except holidays), 5:45-6:45 pm (more)LEARN MORE
adults > makom: meditation > meditation and mindfulness > everyday meditation
Mon, Sep 1 - Jan 1
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5:45pm daily
Karate and Kempo
Learn the ancient art of Okinawan Karate and Kempo to strengthen the body and integrate posture and breath control with blocking and striking techniques. A uniform ($40) is suggested after the second class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Tue, Sep 2 - Dec 16
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8:30pm18 - 0weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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12pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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12pm5 - 8weekly
Swim Like a Fish Swim Club (1-hour classes)
Tryouts Required. By Appointment Only. Contact Kathy Morgenstern at kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or 646.505.4456 to schedule an appointment. Your swimmer must complete 25 meters of all four competitive strokes. This program is broken down into two classes. Our Endurance Workout is geared towards swimmers that want to continue working on their endurance and proper stroke technique. Our Competitive Training Workout is for swimmers that want to also learn how do competitive starts and turns and other racing skills to potentially try-out for the JCC Thunderbirds Swim Team. All Swim Like a Fish Swim Club swimmers participate in a Sunday class from 12:30-1:30pm. Each swimmer will also choose between a 4 pm-5 pm Endurance Workout on Tuesday or our Competitive Training Workout on Wednesday class. Class structure is 15 minutes of dryland training and a 45 minute swim workout. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 13
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12:30pm8 - 14weekly
Swim Like a Fish Swim Club (1-hour classes)
Tryouts Required. By Appointment Only. Contact Kathy Morgenstern at kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or 646.505.4456 to schedule an appointment. Your swimmer must complete 25 meters of all four competitive strokes. This program is broken down into two classes. Our Endurance Workout is geared towards swimmers that want to continue working on their endurance and proper stroke technique. Our Competitive Training Workout is for swimmers that want to also learn how do competitive starts and turns and other racing skills to potentially try-out for the JCC Thunderbirds Swim Team. All Swim Like a Fish Swim Club swimmers participate in a Sunday class from 12:30-1:30pm. Each swimmer will also choose between a 4 pm-5 pm Endurance Workout on Tuesday or our Competitive Training Workout on Wednesday class. Class structure is 15 minutes of dryland training and a 45 minute swim workout. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 14
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12:30pm8 - 14weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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1:30pm4 - 8weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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1:30pm9 - 14weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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2pm4 - 8weekly
Samurai Sword for Adults + Teens
This two-hour, multi-age group class for beginners, intermediate, and advanced practitioners of the Samurai Sword will focus on the cutting, drawing, and fencing techniques of Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu, styles of Japanese swordsmanship. The first hour is very structured and is taught in group format. The second hour will allow flexibility for students to choose either individual practice with the sword or the practice of other martial arts techniques learned in the Soke's other classes. Classes are open to adults, teens, and "Kotora", and are led by Cary Nemeroff, Soke, 10th Dan and staff. A uniform ($100) is suggested after the second class.. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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5pm18 - 0weekly
Kata Forms Training
Practice your empty-hand or weapons forms. Must be an adult 18 years or older. Must have completed Samurai Sword or Self-Defense: Aiki-Jujutsu, be currently enrolled in these programs, or have prior instructor approval. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Sun, Sep 7 - Jan 11
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6pm18 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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12pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 16
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12pm50 - 0weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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12pm weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 14
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1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 16
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1:15pm18 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 16
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1:15pm weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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2:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 14
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2:15pm50 - 0weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Sep 8 - Jan 12
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4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Self Defense: Aiki-Jujutsu
This barehanded method includes throwing, ground grappling, and weapon disarming Samurai techniques. A uniform ($100) is suggested after the second class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Mon, Sep 8 - Dec 15
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8:15pm18 - 0weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Sep 9 - Jan 13
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3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Sep 9 - Jan 13
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3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those living with Cancer
Breathe and stretch, move and energize with this blend of Yoga and Nia for your brain, body, and heart. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Tue, Sep 9 - Jan 6
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3:45pm18 - 0weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Sep 9 - Jan 13
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4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Sep 9 - Jan 13
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4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
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11:30am18 - 0weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those living with Cancer
Gentle dance–exercise. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 7
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12pm18 - 0weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
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12:30pm18 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
fall
1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 16
fall
1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
fall
2:15pm50 - 0weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
fall
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
fall
3:30pm9 - 14weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
fall
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Sep 10 - Jan 14
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4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those living with Cancer
The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co–sponsored by the Comprehensive Breast Center at Mount Sinai Roosevelt and the The JCC in Manhattan. To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 212.523.7275. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 8
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9:30am18 - 0weekly
Nia: Movement + Music + Magic for Parkinson's
Laugh, move, and sing to great music while simultaneously increasing your mobility and stability. Intake is required. To inquire about the program, call 646.505.5744, or e-mail parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
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2:45pm weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those living with Cancer
Co-sponsored by Beth Israel Medical Center–Cancer Center. Email RLSchine@aol.com for info (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 8
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3pm18 - 0weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
fall
3:30pm4 - 8weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
fall
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
fall
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish (Beginner II) class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
fall
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters.Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
fall
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-14 Years
Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 15
fall
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those living with Cancer
The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co–sponsored by the Comprehensive Breast Center at Mount Sinai Roosevelt and the The JCC in Manhattan. To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 212.523.7275. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Thu, Sep 11 - Jan 8
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6:45pm18 - 0weekly
Alexander Technique Semi-Private Sessions:
Intermediate Level
Geared towards those who have studied Alexander before, this class includes hands–on work to help participants achieve a healthy mind/body balance. Limited to 4. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > alexander
Fri, Sep 12 - Dec 19
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9:30am weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Fri, Sep 12 - Jan 16
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11:30am18 - 0weekly
Chair Exercise: Balance + Strengthening for Parkinson's
Improve posture, reduce stiffness, and increase flexibility in this chair-based exercise class. For more information, including cost and schedule, call 646.505.5744 or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Fri, Sep 12 - Jan 16
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12:15pm weekly
NYU/JCC Care Partner Support Group
Taught by Virgen Luce, LCSW Geared specifically for those who care for a loved one with Parkinson's. The Parkinson's Wellness Program offers support for those living with Parkinson's and those who love and care for them. Guided by experienced professionals in a supportive, relaxed environment. Support group intake required. Call 646.505.5744 for more infornation. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > support programs
Fri, Sep 12 - Dec 19
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12:15pm weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Fri, Sep 12 - Jan 16
fall
12:30pm18 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Sep 12 - Jan 16
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2:15pm18 - 0weekly
Yoga + MELT: Flexibility + Relaxation for Parkinson's
Learn beneficial floor, seated, and standing yoga poses blended with MELT techniques to open up new pathways of flexibility and body awareness in this relaxing and energizing class. For more information, including cost and schedule, call 646.505.5744 or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Fri, Sep 12 - Jan 16
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3pm weekly
Fall Stop...MOVE STRONG™
Taught by Celeste Carlucci and Fitness Expert Julie Kardachi, OT Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Sep 12 - Jan 16
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3:15pm50 - 0weekly
Tween Cycling
Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning to master hand positions and mastering each ride. Share your requests and have special themed rides throughout the semester. (more)REGISTER
family life > tweens > tween classes
Sun, Sep 14 - Jan 11
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4:15pm weekly
PD MOVES: Rhythm + Movement Patterns
Find ways to manage your PD symptoms, improve coordination, and develop body awareness through dance, movement, and smart fun. Intake is required. To inquire about the program, call 646.505.5744, or e-mail parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Mon, Sep 15 - Dec 15
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3:30pm weekly
Teen Krav Maga–Self Defense Against Bullies
Get in great shape while learning how to de-escalate any threatening situation as fast as possible. Feel confident at school, work, or out at night with family or friends. Decrease anxiety and stress while increasing your strength and endurance with other teens in a fun environment. Learn to move smarter and defend yourself no matter what your level of fitness. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Mon, Sep 15 - Jan 12
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5pm11 - 17weekly
PD Bootcamp for Young Onset Parkinson's Athletes
Designed for athletes who have been recently diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s. Intake interview required. For more information, call 646.505.5744 or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Mon, Sep 15 - Dec 15
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6:30pm weekly
NEW! Teen Fitness Class Pass!
The purchase of a class pass gives you the freedom to drop into any or all of these four classes for the whole season. You can change in our locker rooms on the 5th floor so be sure to wear comfortable clothing to work out in There are cubbies on the 4th floor where you can lock up your stuff. You can bring a your own water bottle to fill up in our 4 floor fitness center or purchase water in the 5 floor vending machine As a courtesy to others please remember to turn off your cell phone before you enter class. Questions? email caroline ckohles@jccmanhattan.. or call her at 646.505.4406 Teen Krav Maga—Self Defense Against Bullies James Sherman, certified premier instructor for Israeli Krav Maga Association 15 Mondays, Sep 15-Jan 12 (except Oct 13, Dec 22 & 29), 5-5:45 pm, $240/$345/$495 NEW! Fluidity Barre for Teens Fluidity Barre Staff 16 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Jan 13 (except Dec 23 & 30), 5-5:45 pm, $256/$368/$528 Teen Cycle Geoff Janssen 12 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Jan 14 (except Sep 24, Oct 8 & 15, Nov 26, Dec 24 & 31), 5-5:45 pm, $192/$276$396 Teen Boxercise Louisa Cheng 12 Thursdays, Sep 18-Jan 15 (except Sep 25, Oct 9 & 16, Nov 27, Dec 25, Jan 1), 5:15-6 pm, $192/$276/$396 (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Sep 16 - Jan 15
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8am daily
Water Exercise for Parkinson's
Increase flexibility and improve balance with gentle stretching and strengthening exercises in the JCC's warm water training pool. Swimcap required. Intake is required. To inquire about the program, call 646.505.5744, or e-mail parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Tue, Sep 16 - Dec 9
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9am weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those living with Cancer
Massage is known to boost the immune system and reduce stress on the body, mind, and spirit. Receive supportive, holistic bodywork, employing massage techniques suitable for individuals undergoing treatment or for those who are post–treatment and/or surgery. We offer a caring environment to address symptom relief, pain management, and stress reduction. A prescription is required. Some medical insurance coverage is applicable for massage; please consult your insurance carrier to see if you qualify. Call 646.505.5716 to book an appointment. Cancellation fees apply if an appointment is not cancelled within 24 hours. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Tue, Sep 16 - Dec 16
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10am18 - 0weekly
Tai Chi for Seniors
Be gently guided through the ancient practice of Tai Chi. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Sep 16 - Jan 6
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10:30am50 - 0weekly
Tai Chi for Seniors
Be gently guided through the ancient practice of Tai Chi. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Sep 16 - Jan 6
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11:50am18 - 0weekly
Tai Chi for Seniors
Be gently guided through the ancient practice of Tai Chi. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Sep 16 - Jan 6
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1:20pm50 - 0weekly
Tween Cycling
Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning to master hand positions and mastering each ride. Share your requests and have special themed rides throughout the semester. (more)REGISTER
family life > tweens > tween classes
Tue, Sep 16 - Jan 13
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5pm10 - 13weekly
NEW! Fluidity® Barre for Teens with Fluidity® Barre Staff
Achieve the trim look of a dancer's body by using the freestanding Fluidity Barre and your own body weight. Combining the best of ballet, yoga, and therapeutic movement, Fluidity Barre fitness will tighten and tone your whole body. Open to all levels. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Sep 16 - Jan 13
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5pm11 - 17weekly
Feldenkrais Method®
Experience the physical and mental health benefits of improved posture and movement coordination. You will learn practical ways to increase awareness of your body and create new neural pathways for more efficient and effective action, while enhancing your mood and appearance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > feldenkrais
Wed, Sep 17 - Dec 10
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9:30am weekly
Alexander Technique for Parkinson's
Improve posture and breathing. Learn to sit, stand, bend, and move more easily in everyday life. Intake is required. To inquire about the program, call 646.505.5744, or e-mail parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Wed, Sep 17 - Jan 14
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2:15pm weekly
Tween Boxercise
A rigorous, fun, aerobic workout for all levels. Use punching bags, hurdles, jump ropes, and more to release tension, get fit, and most importantly, have fun! (more)REGISTER
family life > tweens > tween classes
Wed, Sep 17 - Jan 14
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5pm10 - 13weekly
JCC Teen Cycle
Get in shape with this high calorie-burning indoor cycling workout. Learn the proper hand positions and ride to the beat. Special themed rides will be announced. No cell phones permitted in class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Wed, Sep 17 - Jan 14
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5pm10 - 17weekly
Tween Cycling
Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning to master hand positions and mastering each ride. Share your requests and have special themed rides throughout the semester. (more)REGISTER
family life > tweens > tween classes
Thu, Sep 18 - Jan 15
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5pm10 - 13weekly
Teen Boxercise
Punch it out! Increase your speed and feel your power by integrating punches and kicks into your workout. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Sep 18 - Jan 15
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5:15pm14 - 17weekly
NEW! Intelligent Fitness Is for Everyone: Sharing the 52 Moves of Nia, Train to teach
Caroline Kohles, Kevin VerEecke, Jayne Mielo, Nia New York Training Faculty Make a difference in the lives of seniors while also caring for yourself. This program, a partnership between Engage and the Nia Technique, teaches you how full-body movement improves your own health and fitness and then trains you to share the knowledge with homebound seniors or residents of assisted-living facilities. The Nia Technique is an intelligent fitness practice that blends the movements of dance, martial arts, and healing arts. The moves are simple and adaptable to people of all ages, sizes, and abilities. Included is a free Nia class at the JCC every week and participation in the monthly Nia jam. Engage will help find you a volunteer position in a senior facility and mentor you as you begin to teach. For more information contact Rabbi Brian Fink, Director of Engage, at 646.505.4408 or bfink@jccmanhattan.org or Caroline Kohles, Senior Director of Health and Wellness Programming, at 646.505.4406 or ckohles@jccmanhattan.org (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Sep 21 - Dec 14
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1:30pm custom
NYU/JCC Parkinson's Support Group
Geared specifically for women with mid-stage Parkinson’s. The Parkinson's Wellness Program offers support for those living with Parkinson's and those who love and care for them. Guided by experienced professionals in a supportive, relaxed environment. Support group intake required. Call 646.505.5744 for more infornation. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > support programs
Mon, Sep 22 - Dec 15
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2:15pm weekly
Nia: Movement + Music + Magic for Parkinson's
Laugh, move, and sing to great music while simultaneously increasing your mobility and stability. Intake is required. To inquire about the program, call 646.505.5744, or e-mail parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan is focused on improving quality of life through fitness, support, education and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Tue, Sep 23 - Dec 16
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2:45pm weekly
Introduction to Tai Chi Ch'uan
Tai Chi may be described as "meditation in motion." You can get started with this mind–body practice no matter what age you are or what physical condition you are in. Tai Chi is a low-impact, slow-motion exercise and the movements are gentle on your body and joints. Come experience for yourself how it will help your general health and well-being. Open to all ages and levels. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Wed, Oct 22 - Dec 17
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7pm weekly
MELTed Yoga
This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with Yoga Asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Join us for a rejuvenating and energizing experience. Some experience with Yoga or MELT is helpful. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Sun, Oct 26 - Dec 21
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3:30pm custom
Pilates for Buff Bones®
Created by Rebekah Rotstein Pilates for Buff Bones uses bone-strengthening techniques with posture and balance tricks. Named one of the top five classes in NYC by CBS and recommended by Dr. Christiane Northrup, it targets butt, hips, arms, and back, while giving the whole body a terrific workout. All levels welcome and safe for those with osteoporosis. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > pilates
Tue, Oct 28 - Dec 2
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9:30am weekly
NEW! Baby and Me Yoga
This multi-level postpartum yoga class is specifically designed to strengthen your body after giving birth, and allow you to practice yoga with your baby. You will regain the strength of your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles, develop inner and outer strength, and meet other new moms and babies. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Sun, Nov 2 - Dec 14
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3pm weekly
Prenatal Yoga: Pregnancy + Childbirth
Learn from an expert how to use yoga to relieve discomfort and strengthen your body for natural childbirth or Cesarean section. This flowing prenatal yoga class will also help you safely develop the strength in your core to maintain postural integrity during and after pregnancy.All levels and stages are welcome! (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Sun, Nov 2 - Dec 14
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4:15pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Learn basic footwork and patterns and the techniques to do them properly. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Nov 2 - Dec 14
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7:30pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Advance by learning different footwork and more involved patterns. Build your dance vocabulary as well as your partnering skills. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Nov 2 - Dec 14
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8:30pm18 - 0weekly
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
In a meditative atmosphere, experience how simple Svaroopa® yoga postures can gently relax and strengthen the spinal muscles at the core of the body, creating a sense of ease and rejuvenation in life. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Nov 4 - Dec 16
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11am weekly
Balance and Bones™
Maintain and regain bone density while improving posture and balance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Nov 4 - Jan 6
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11:30am60 - 0weekly
The Art of Moving Freely:
An Introduction to the Alexander Technique
Experience moving with less stress and more ease! In this practical, hands-on method, individuals will learn to identify—and change—poor postural habits and apply skills for maintaining their overall health and well-being. All levels are welcome. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > alexander
Tue, Nov 4 - Dec 16
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6:45pm weekly
NEW! Zumba Gold for Seniors
The easy-to-follow program that lets you move to the beat at your own speed. It's an invigorating, community-oriented dance-fitness class that feels fresh, and most of all, exhilarating! Zumba Gold® classes provide modified, low-impact moves for active older adults. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Nov 6 - Dec 18
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12:30pm weekly
Exercise With Ease
This standing, moderately-paced aerobic and strength training workout is designed to reduce stiffness and increase strength and mobility. Learn basic techniques to keep your body flexible, fit, and moving. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Nov 7 - Dec 19
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11am50 - 0weekly
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
Start learning the basics of swimming. Our main goal is to make you more comfortable in the water. We start with the basics of breathing and floating and introduce water safety skills in a relaxed setting. Already comfortable in the water and interested in stroke refinement and endurance work? Check out our Adult Intermediate Swim Clinic. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Nov 9 - Jan 11
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1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Prenatal Water Workout
Safely keep your abdominals in shape and relieve back pain with soothing water exercise. Maintain your cardiovascular fitness and greatly reduce the physical discomforts of pregnancy. Held in the main pool; swim cap required. Class limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Nov 10 - Jan 12
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11am18 - 0weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults aged 15-29 with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class size and dedicated instructors. An intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Nov 10 - Jan 12
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7pm weekly
Adult Intermediate Swim Clinic
This class builds upon what was taught in our Beginner Swim Class. More advanced techniques and various strokes are introduced. Get a great workout while building even more confidence in the pool. Not quite there yet? Check out our Adult Beginner Class to increase your comfort and gain confidence in and around the water. Want more of a challenge? Try our Adult Advanced Swim Class (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Nov 10 - Jan 12
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8pm18 - 0weekly
Adult Advanced Swim Clinic
For recreational swimmers and lap swimmers this class refines your strokes. The class reviews freestyle (with side breathing), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly while introducing flip turns and specialized drills. This class will combine your previous swim knowledge with our workout philosophy. Must be able to swim two lengths of the pool. Not quite there yet? Check out our Adult Beginner and Adult Intermediate Swim Clinics. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Nov 10 - Jan 12
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8pm weekly
Weight Lifting Just for Teens: Small Group Training
This small group personal training course is tailored specifically for teens at half the price of personal training. Teens meet once a week to learn how to safely weight train on the machines to strengthen and condition their bodies for sports or a healthy lifestyle. All levels welcome. Class limited to four. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Nov 11 - Jan 13
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5:15pm14 - 17weekly
JACKRABBIT Swim
Learn different drills and exercises to improve your freestyle technique and form. Triathletes will also learn sighting and triathlon–related skills. Participants MUST be able to swim two lengths of the pool in freestyle/crawl stroke without rest. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Tue, Nov 11 - Jan 13
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8pm18 - 0weekly
JACKRABBIT Swim
Swim II picks up where Swim I ends. Each week you will learn a different drill to help refine your freestyle/crawl stroke and maintain solid technique and form through longer swim distances. Develop endurance to achieve consistent times over multiple intervals. Triathletes will learn sprinting, drafting, and other triathlon related skills. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Tue, Nov 11 - Jan 13
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9pm18 - 0weekly
Balance and Bones™
Maintain and regain bone density while improving posture and balance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Nov 13 - Jan 8
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10:30am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Nov 13 - Dec 11
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11am50 - 0weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Nov 13 - Dec 11
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12pm50 - 0weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults aged 15-29 with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class size and dedicated instructors. An intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Nov 16 - Jan 11
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1:30pm weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Nov 17 - Dec 15
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11am weekly
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
In a meditative atmosphere, experience how simple Svaroopa® yoga postures can gently relax and strengthen the spinal muscles at the core of the body, creating a sense of ease and rejuvenation in life. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Nov 19 - Jan 14
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11:15am weekly
Mother and Baby Pilates: 4 Weeks to Crawling
Work on those abs! Regain the integrity of your pelvic floor and strengthen your back while enhancing the natural mother–baby bond. Bring a baby blanket. Class limited to 8. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Wed, Nov 19 - Jan 14
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1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Yoga for Bone Health + Osteoporosis
This class is designed for anyone 35 and older interested in maintaining bone health and avoiding osteopenia and osteoporosis. Cathy Lilly, E–RYT500, will take students through Dr. Loren Fishman's recommended protocols from his 8+ year-old "Yoga vs. Osteoporosis" clinical research. A number of study participants doing selected yoga poses have had improved scores in their second year DEXA scans. Cathy has been credited as instrumental in this progress though her teachings at Dr. Fishman's medical office. Limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > yoga
Wed, Nov 19 - Jan 14
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1:50pm weekly
Adult Intermediate Swim Clinic
This class builds upon what was taught in our Beginner Swim Class. More advanced techniques and various strokes are introduced. Get a great workout while building even more confidence in the pool. Not quite there yet? Check out our Adult Beginner Class to increase your comfort and gain confidence in and around the water. Want more of a challenge? Try our Adult Advanced Swim Class (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Nov 19 - Jan 14
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7pm18 - 0weekly
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
Start learning the basics of swimming. Our main goal is to make you more comfortable in the water. We start with the basics of breathing and floating and introduce water safety skills in a relaxed setting. Already comfortable in the water and interested in stroke refinement and endurance work? Check out our Adult Intermediate Swim Clinic. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Nov 19 - Jan 14
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8pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Bring all your moves together into complete sequences. Learn new eight–count patterns to make your dance more intricate and expressive. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Wed, Nov 19 - Dec 17
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8:30pm weekly
Pilates for Buff Bones®
Created by Rebekah Rotstein Pilates for Buff Bones uses bone-strengthening techniques with posture and balance tricks. Named one of the top five classes in NYC by CBS and recommended by Dr. Christiane Northrup, it targets butt, hips, arms, and back, while giving the whole body a terrific workout. All levels welcome and safe for those with osteoporosis. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > pilates
Thu, Nov 20 - Jan 15
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9:30am weekly
The Zen of Building and Maintaining a Meditation Practice with Nancy O'Hara
Join this author, teacher, and Zen life coach to learn how to establish and maintain a daily practice—your key to serenity. Sitting in silence, walking meditation, mindful listening, spiritual literature, and sharing experience are all part of the sessions. For beginners or experienced meditators, everyone is welcome. (more)REGISTER
adults > makom: meditation > meditation and mindfulness > everyday meditation
Mon, Nov 24 - Dec 15
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7:30pm18 - 0weekly
Parkinson’s NOW: New Approaches in Treatment
Delve into the topics that are impacting the Parkinson's community today in this interactive forum with top experts. Join Parkinson's healthcare professionals and the team from NYU Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center as they provide updates on the latest developments in treatments for Parkinson's. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > parkinsons > events
Mon, Dec 1
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5:30pm once
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, 3-Time World Kettlebell champion, and taught by Paul Mann. Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Dec 2 - Dec 18
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7:30am weekly
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, 3-Time World Kettlebell champion, and taught by Paul Mann. Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Dec 2 - Dec 18
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8:30am weekly
Sharpen Your Memory and Protect Your Brain
Do you forget birthdays and anniversaries? How about where you put your keys? Maybe you're worried about getting Alzheimer's or you simply want to improve your abilitiy to focus and solve problems. Learn about safe, natural, safe ways to strengthen your memory, sharpen your thinking, and improve your focus. Find out what the two worst foods are for memory, and which foods and lifestyle practices can improve recall and cut your risk of developing memory loss later. This is one workshop you won't forget. Part of Gural Mind Matters series (more)REGISTER
adults > 60+ > health, wellness & support
Wed, Dec 3
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2:30pm60 - 0once
NEW! Fitness Training Just for Girls: Small Group Training
Learn how to get in shape the healthy way! This exclusive small group personal training course is tailored specifically for teen girls at half the price of personal training. Teens meet once a week to learn how to safely weight train on the machines to strengthen and condition their bodies. All levels welcome. Class limited to four. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Dec 4 - Jan 29
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5pm14 - 17weekly
The Restorative Kitchen
Restorative foods rebuild our bodies. Rejuvenate with these out of the ordinary dishes and discover the healing properties of some of your favorite foods and spices. Cucumber lemon mint smoothie, root vegetable and cauliflower tagine with parsley yogurt, ratatouille with cod, zucchini with toasted almonds, vegetable quinoa with wild blueberries. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Thu, Dec 4
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7pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Dec 4
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8pm once
Couples Massage Class: Learn How to Give and Get a Great Massage
The therapeutic benefits of massage are well known but if you are living a busy life on the go, finding the time to take a break can be a challenge. Our simple solution is to teach you how to give and get a massage. Discover simple, easy-to-learn Swedish and sports massage techniques you can do with your friend or partner to get instant relief and prevent stress buildup. Share a relaxing afternoon together and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of massage. Wear loose–fitting, comfortable clothing. You will be fully clothed for this class. Limited to 8 couples. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > open your heart series
Sun, Dec 7
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1:30pm once
The Doctor Is In Series
James M. Noble, MD, MS–Attending Neurologist, NewYork–Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Ninety years since the Bambino knocked himself out chasing a fly ball and crashing into the right-field cement wall, the methods used to predict, diagnose, and manage concussion remain nearly unchanged. Why? How can we fix these problems? In this presentation, a leading physician expert in the field tackles challenging research questions in search of a path towards identifying the near–term and long–term risks of sports–related concussion. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > free for everybody > the doctor is in series
Tue, Dec 9
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7pm once
MELT Special Event
Is pain keeping you from living the healthy, active life you desire? New hope lies in learning to care for the system that supports every other system of the body, the connective tissue. In her bestselling book The MELT Method, Sue Hitzmann introduced the missing link to wellness that has helped tens of thousands of people. Come to a 2.5–hour immersion and learn how to be a Hands–Off Bodyworker® using a MELT Soft Body Roller and Hand and Foot Treatment Balls. Learn simple self–treatments you can do at home to remain active, healthy, and pain–free for life. MELT Method DVD included. Appropriate for any age and fitness level. MELT Method DVD included. Limited to 25 participants. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Wed, Dec 10
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6:30pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Dec 11
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8pm once
Free Nia Jam Series
Once a month, experience Nia—a beautiful blend of dance, martial arts, and yoga. All levels welcome. For ages 14+. No experience or pre-registration required. Sign up at the Health Club Welcome Desk or call 646.505.5716 for information. . (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > free for everybody > nia jam series
Sat, Dec 13
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6pm once
Swing Remix Dance Party
Advance Purchase: $26Door Price: $35 (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Dec 13
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6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
Advance Purchase: $36Door Price: $50 (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Dec 13
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6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
Advance Purchase: $16Door Price: $20 (Entrance fee includes free beginner lesson from 7:45–8:30 pm) (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Dec 13
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7:30pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
Advance Purchase: $26Door Price: $35 (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Dec 13
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7:45pm18 - 0once
Healthier Chanukah Treats
Create delicious, lower-fat versions of your favorite Chanukah treats. Prepare baked parsnip, carrot, and sweet potato latkes with homemade applesauce; baked egg white frittata with spinach; low-fat goat's milk cheese and sun dried tomatoes; giant baked potato latke with dill, parsley, and chives; baked mini jelly doughnuts with powdered sugar; whole wheat pancakes with ouzo honey syrup and crushed toasted walnuts; and sweet olive oil bread with red wine glaze, cloves, and lemon zest. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Thu, Dec 18
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7pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Dec 18
fall
8pm once
MELTed Yoga
This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with Yoga Asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Join us for a rejuvenating and energizing experience. Some experience with Yoga or MELT is helpful. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Sun, Dec 21
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3:30pm once
Playspace for Ages 0-4
Gia Pace Come play with us! It's never too soon to start teaching your kids about fitness. Your young ones will love our toddler gym filled with great equipment and all sorts of fun and games. There will be a baby trampoline, games for families, story time and much, much more! Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > jcc annual new year´s fitness for everyBODY fair
Thu, Jan 1
winter
10am once
JCC Ride
Lisa Raphael Take 15 minutes to make sure your bike fits your body and warm up before your 45 minute ride. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > jcc annual new year´s fitness for everyBODY fair
Thu, Jan 1
winter
10:15am once
TRX Suspension Training
Maura Teitelbaum Learn how gain strength using your own body weight for resistance. Developed by a former member of the military the TRX suspension training system can increase your agility, speed, power and strength. Great for all levels and ages. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > jcc annual new year´s fitness for everyBODY fair
Thu, Jan 1
winter
10:15am once
MELT® for Neck, Hips & Knees
Taught by experienced MELT Instructor Liz Barkan Learn how to reduce pain and tension and erase stuck stress in your neck, hips and knees with simple self-treatment techniques that rehydrate your connective tissue and rebalance your nervous system in this unique class. MELT will make your body feel better and keep you active and pain-free for a lifetime. You will feel better instantly, sense your body return to balance, increase flexibility and alignment and decrease tension in your joints. Pre-registration recommended. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > jcc annual new year´s fitness for everyBODY fair
Thu, Jan 1
winter
10:15am once
Intro to Yoga
Join us in this entry level class into the practice of Yoga. Experience some of the traditional asanas (postures) that are found in many styles of practice. Discover the importance of breathing and meditation as important tenants of a practice. No prior experience necessary. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > jcc annual new year´s fitness for everyBODY fair
Thu, Jan 1
winter
10:15am once
JackRabbit
Collaborate with the exercise professionals at JackRabbit Sports and learn how you can improve your cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility, and mental toughness through running while avoiding the pitfalls of injury. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
10:15am once
Fiscal Fitness: Your Money & You
Determine Where Your Money is Going, Your Cash Flow & Net Worth In these uncertain financial times learn how to look at your current financial picture, determine where your money is going, along with your cash flow and net worth. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
JCC Ride
Maura Teitelbaum Take 15 minutes to make sure your bike fits your body and warm up before your 45 minute ride. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
Jewish Prayer Dance
Open Your Heart and Soul to Joy, Peace, and Love in 2015 Rabbi Neal Kaunfer Express your spiritual intentions for 2015 through easy-to-learn jewish prayer dances (like on Simchat Torah holiday). Opportunities provided for guided learning and, for those who want, free-style dancing. We'll be inspired by spiritually elevating ecstatic and meditative recorded Jewish prayer music. All backgrounds and ages welcome. No dance or movement experience necessary. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
MELT® for Arms and Shoulders
Taught by experienced MELT Instructor Edya Kalev Float into the New year with lightness and ease! Release stress in your upper body using the MELT Roller and MELT Hand Treatment Balls for a greater range of movement with less strain. Pre-registration recommended. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
Boot Camp for all Levels with Trooper Fitness
Prince Brathwaite & Jennifer Romanelli Start 2015 with a bang. Join the Team of Trooper Coaches for a Fitness Boot Camp challenge. This workout is easily adaptable for the beginner as well as the serious athlete. Let them show you how to combine low impact strength training with high intensity intervals to improve your endurance and stamina to safely push yourself to a new level of fitness. Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
Chair Yoga
Whitney Chapman Discover how working from a chair can facilitate a deep and gentle practice. Perfect for people who have difficulty getting to the floor or who want to learn explore asanas (postures) from a different vantage point. Take away a practice that you can incorporate while sitting at your desk! This class is also good for those recovering from injuries or with chronic conditions. All levels and experience welcome. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
Fluidity
Barbara Piermont Achieve the trim look of a dancer's body by using the patented free standing Fluidity bar and your own body weight. Combining the best of ballet, yoga and therapeutic movement, fluidity will tighten and tone your whole body. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
11:30am once
KettleX
Lorna Kleidman Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Nia Rockin' New Year's Jam (Workout)
Kick off your shoes and rock your body & soul into shape the easy way. Cross train with movements from martial arts, dance, yoga and healing arts. Awaken to the inner power that you have to heal your body, your heart, and your life. So dance in the New Year at the JCC's annual New Year's Rockin' Nia Jam! Join a DJ, host Kevin VerEecke, Caroline Kohles, Serena, and Jayne Mielo. Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Alexander Technqiue: Creating Good Posture
Do you have poor posture? Do your neck, back and shoulders hurt? Do you have tight muscles? Let Alexander Technique expert Morgan Rysdon show you how to use your body with more freedom, ease and poise. Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Meditation/Stress Reduction/Better Sleep & More
Bernice Todres A guided journey...your inner voice will point the way for 2015. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Fiscal Fitness: Your Money & You
Organize your finances. Gain control of critical documents that define your financial life, so that you have what you need when you need it. Learn the answers to these questions and more: Should important documents be kept in a safe deposit box at the bank' If not, where' What does an executor do and why do you need one' When is the last time you checked on who your beneficiaries are' What type of professionals do you need in your circle' Get the tools you need to get organized and learn who you need on your financial team. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Healthy Cooking: Warm Winter Delights
Chef Shaya Klechevsky demonstrates recipes to cook yourself warm and keep your loved ones happy throughout the cold winter months! Come learn how to make creme of white bean celeraic soup with chili oil, served along side warm chickpea salad with winter purslane ginger, barley and nut oil dressing. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
MELTed Yoga: Wake Up Your Body, Soul & Heart
Taught by experienced MELT Instructor Whitney Chapman This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with Yoga Asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Join us for a rejuvenating and energizing experience. Some experience with Yoga or MELT is helpful. Pre-registration recommended. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Vinyasa Yoga
Sequenced, dynamic yoga postures with a specific focus on breath. Flow through the postures to bring peace, awareness and power to your practice. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
Fall Prevention
James Nussbaum, PT, Ph.D., SCS, EMT, Clinical and Research Director, Proheath and Fitness PT, OT The United States spends more than $19 billion a year on fall-related injuries. In this exciting and informative lecture, Dr. Nussbaum, a member of the Fall Prevention Task Force of the New York State Department of Health will discuss and demonstrate numerous ways to prevent falls, promote mobility, and maintain independent healthy living. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
12:45pm once
"Walking Tall" The Feldenkrais Method®
Sonja Johansson Being able to walk tall effortlessly is a hallmark of good coordination and yet so many of us fall short of our potential. This introductory class in the Feldenkrais Method will offer you practical ways to increase your body awareness and directly improve your appearance and mood. Improved coordination and aligned posture will not only conserve your energy and restore vitality, it will help you maintain your well being, at any age or physical condition. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Design Your Best 2015
Are you being the hero of your own life? Most of us are waiting for something or someone to come along and change things, ignoring the abundant power we already have to alter anything that's not working. At the turn of every year, people are most aware of past failures and future opportunities for success. We will teach you how to turn your awareness of what's not working into an uber-powerful plan for 2015 and give you the tools to stick to what you say you'll do. Let's make this a sacred time for introspection and redesign. Make Your 2015 the Best Year Yet is led by Handel Group® Life Coaching (handelgroup.com/coaching/hg-life-coaching), an international coaching company that specializes in teaching individuals to take focused and powerful action in every area of their lives. The Handel Method® teaches that there is a way to conquer fear, confusion, small thinking and small acting so that you can go for BIG. Bring paper and pen. Pre-Registration Recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Meditation/Stress Reduction/Better Sleep & More
Bernice Todres The body needs sleep to reboot, repair and rejuvenate. Bernice Todres has been helping people use the techniques of mindfulness meditation to address this challenging issue for many years. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Zumba Fitness
Alet Taylor Zumba is a hypnotic fusion of Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that make working out fun! Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Fiscal Fitness: Your Money & You
Do you really need to worry about Long Term Care? Won't Medicare or the government pay if you should need it? Should your money be invested differently in retirement than while you were working? Are there things you can do to insure you'll never run out of money? Isn't Estate Planning only for the wealthy? How can you make sure you can provide for a parent, spouse or anyone else? (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Get Rid of Clutter
Reclaim Your Space and Get Organized for 2015 Jennifer Zwiebel Are you feeling overwhelmed by paper, unfinished projects and never-ending to do lists? Do you long to be able to relax in your home, have company over, and enjoy the space you live in? Do you wish you had more time to get to what’s actually important to you? Our external space is often a reflection of our internal space. When your physical space, time and mind are filled with things you don't love or use, there is little room to think clearly, feel good, or introduce anything new into your life. And if you've tried countless times to organize your space, find the perfect planner, or master your to-do list, you KNOW that there has to be more to this than coming up with the perfect system. There is. Join Jennifer Zwiebel, organizing expert, author and founder of A Place of Joy, to discover simple tools that can have you start changing your space--and your life--right now. Gain insight into what lies at the heart of resistance to organizing and releasing, and learn to empower yourself so that you can design 2015 to look and feel the way you really want it to. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Healthy Cooking: Healthy Mediterranean Cuisine
Characterized by simplicity and purity of ingredients, Chef Shaya demonstrates how traditional Greek cooking is perfect for maintaining vitality and health in the new year. Learn how to make zucchini keftedes with feta and dilltzatziki and tabouleh. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Fall Stop: Move Strong
Celeste Carlucci Prevent falls and improve your balance with this doctor recommended program. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2pm once
Yoga for Flexibility and Back Pain Relief
Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
2:15pm once
Krav Maga Self Defense
De-escalate a threatening or violent situation as fast as possible. Feel confident at school, work, commuting, out at night with family and friends. Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:15pm once
JackRabbit
Collaborate with the exercise professionals at JackRabbit Sports and learn how you can improve your cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility, and mental toughness through running while avoiding the pitfalls of injury. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:15pm once
Meditation/Stress Reduction/Better Sleep & More
Sheldon Lewis Meditation is one of the few activities that can actually create new neural connections, improve brain function, and activate the "happy" areas of the brain. In this experiential class, beginners and pros alike will benefit from practicing three different types of meditation: guided meditation, yoga based meditation, and mindfulness meditation. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:30pm once
Eliminate the Toxins in Your Life
—and Experience More Energy, Clearer Skin, and Better Overall Health Britta Aragon, Natural Beauty Expert, Author, Cancer Survivor, and Creator of CV Skinlabs Britta brings her years of experience as a cancer survivor, safe skin care expert, detox coach and author to help attendees apply a three-tier approach to detoxing their lives. She demonstrates how the average adult is exposed to 126 unique chemical ingredients every day from personal care products alone, say nothing of exposure from home care products, furniture, air fresheners, tap water, laundry products, indoor and outdoor air pollution, pesticides, and much more. Plus, she also explains how negative emotions and self-talk can create hazardous toxins in the body—in the form of stress hormones—that can deplete the immune system and sap energy. Because of an unprecedented level of toxic exposure, many people today suffer from fatigue, headaches, digestive problems, acne, eczema, asthma, depression and anxiety. Learn how Britta can help you put an end to these symptoms and unlock optimal health and emotional well being. Learn more at www.cvskinlabs.com or www.cincovidas.com Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:30pm once
Fiscal Fitness: Your Money & You
Learn how to save and invest wisely in any economic climate. Should your investment strategy reflect your age? How will what I do now affect my potential income taxes later? What's the best way to diversify my portfolio? Is putting all my investment money in a 401(k) the best idea? (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:30pm once
Restorative Yoga
Jayne Mielo Often considered miraculous, participants claim benefits include reduced pain, and stress, relief from arthritis and insomnia, & more! The use of yoga props helps to fully support and ease the body into deep relaxation. As the body relaxes, the mind grows still. This calming but energizing class is good for everyone. Try it and watch your spirit and body feel happy and peaceful. All levels welcome. No experience necessary.Dress in layers Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:30pm once
Lose Weight for Good!
Re-Train Your Brain and Get Healthy for Life Dr. Russ L'HommeDieu Have you ever lost weight only to gain it back? If you have you are in very good company. I'm sure it would'nt surprise you to learn that most people that lose weight generally gain it back...and more. But why? How could it be that someone can work so hard for something and just let it slip away? In this course, you will learn a radical new approach to LASTING weight loss. Using a process called "systems thining," Doc Russ will show you why diets don't work (at least not for long) and help you construct systems in your life that will help you lose weight for good. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:30pm once
Vision Boarding
Tap into your intuition using visualization. Set your intentions, make a collage for 2015. Join award-winning Creativity Specialist Amy Cohen to explore your goals for the coming year. Through guided meditation, samples of her psychological collages and working one-to-one with workshop participants, Cohen will inspire the transformation of your hopes and dreams into the medium of collage. The Visionboard Collage you create today, will serve as a compass to keep you heading in the direction you have chosen for 2015. This workshop is intended for adults. No experience necessary. Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:30pm once
Easy Into to Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a martial art. Many movements are thought to be derived ancestrally from the natural movements of animals and birds. The way they are often performed is in slow, soft and graceful sequences with smooth and even transitions between movements. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:45pm once
JCC Ride
Take 15 minutes to make sure your bike fits your body and warm up before your 45 minute ride. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
3:45pm once
Pilates
Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
4:30pm once
Meditation/Stress Reduction/Better Sleep & More
Sheila Lewis Meditations to release the old and welcome the new. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
4:45pm once
New Years Resolutions? There's an app for that!
Ntiedo Etuk will give an overview of the latest mobile apps which will help you stick to your New Years Resolutions. With an emphasis on apps that are free to download, Ntiedo will cover the full range of fitness apps which you can download during the talk. Ntiedo will also speak about trends in technology, and how these trends will impact the apps we see over the coming months and years. Nt (pronounced EN-tee) Etuk is the Co-Founder and CEO of YourGuru, a new social network and marketplace where students and instructors can connect more deeply, where students can discover great new instructors, and where instructors can market their services to new and existing clients. Nt has been honored as "Top Entrepreneur" and a "Silicon Alley One to Watch" by Crain’s New York, was selected by Technology & Learning as one of the 30 Future Leaders of Education Technology, and has been identified as one of Black Enterprise Magazine’s Masters of Technology. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
4:45pm once
I Love You to Health!
Help the one you love to lasting weight loss & happiness! Dr. Russ L'HommeDieu Are you concerned about the weight or health of a loved one? Do you feel powerless to help them. In this session, Dr. Russ L'HommeDieu, DPT and Karen Matz, MSW, will discuss how you can begin to help, or at least understand someone you love that appears to be killing themselves with food. In this session you will discover how to see when someone is ready to change and how to best support them. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
4:45pm once
A Whole New You!
Manifesting Greatness after Accident, Injury or Trauma Amy Jordan Join professional dancer, coach and fitness trainer Amy Jordan in the journey to a new you. Ms. Jordan was run over by a bus in New York in 2009. Her accident nearly cost her life and limb. 4+ years later Ms. Jordan has rehabilitated her mind, body and spirit. She has returned to her essence as a dancer and created programs for people challenging adversity and grief. Join Amy Jordan to hear her inspirational story. Learn how she navigated her physical rehabilitation and learned to accept her "new normal", manage her pain and build a new life. Have you ever managed physical or emotional pain, confronted loss or a life- changing event? You will walk away not only inspired, but with practical tools on how to move ahead and even yes, live a happy and fulfilling life. Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. If you have pre-registered please come on time as spaces cannot be held and check in at the start of class. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
4:45pm once
JCC Ride
Take 15 minutes to make sure your bike fits your body and warm up before your 45 minute ride. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
5pm once
Vision Boarding
Tap into your intuition using visualization. Set your intentions, make a collage for 2015. Join award-winning Creativity Specialist Amy Cohen to explore your goals for the coming year. Through guided meditation, samples of her psychological collages and working one-to-one with workshop participants, Cohen will inspire the transformation of your hopes and dreams into the medium of collage. The Visionboard Collage you create today, will serve as a compass to keep you heading in the direction you have chosen for 2015. This workshop is intended for adults. No experience necessary. Pre-registration is recommended. Please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
5pm once
Chi Gong
Vaishali Labosky Learn different styles of Chi Gong to cultivate energy and increase vitality. This gentle healing practice supports the integrity of the body, mind, and spirit, and helps alleviate discomfort from ailments. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. We are happy to accommodate you if we can. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
5pm once
MELT® Hand and Foot
Manage hand and foot pain with MELT proactive treatments. Help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis, bunions, neuromas, plantar fascitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and tendonitis. Pre-registration is recommended; please come on time as spaces cannot be held. Please check in at the start of class. Walk-ins welcome. In fact, even if the web site indicates a class is full, there are often spaces available so come anyway. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, Jan 1
winter
5:15pm once
NEW! Baby and Me Yoga
Mary Barnes, Founder, Yoga for Two, and Staff This multi-level postpartum yoga class is specifically designed to strengthen your body after giving birth, and allow you to practice yoga with your baby. You will regain the strength of your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles, develop inner and outer strength, and meet other new moms and babies. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Sun, Jan 4 - Feb 22
winter
3pm weekly
Prenatal Yoga: Pregnancy + Childbirth
Mary Barnes, Founder, Yoga for Two, and Staff Learn from an expert how to use yoga to relieve discomfort and strengthen your body for natural childbirth or Cesarean section. This flowing prenatal yoga class will also help you safely develop the strength in your core to maintain postural integrity during and after pregnancy. All levels and stages are welcome. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Sun, Jan 4 - Feb 22
winter
4:15pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Learn basic footwork and patterns of swing as well as tips and techniques to do them properly. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Jan 4 - Feb 22
winter
7:30pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Advance by learning harder footwork and more involved patterns so that you build your dance vocabulary and partnering skills. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Jan 4 - Feb 22
winter
8:30pm18 - 0weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Jan 5 - Jan 28
winter
11am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Jan 5 - Jan 28
winter
12pm weekly
JackRabbit Indoor Triathlon Training Program
Maria Mason-Frazetta, USA Triathlon Certified Coach Join us for this fun and supportive six-week program geared to train you for any race within the Indoor JackRabbit Triathlon series. A great fit for anyone looking to participate in their first triathlon. Also included is online training which will give you guided workouts every day of the six weeks. You must be able to swim two lengths of the pool in some form of the freestyle/crawl stroke to participate. Includes three swim workouts. To register for this program or find out the more about any of the races, please visit jackrabbitsports.com/training-programs. To receive your JCC member discount, enter JCCINDTRI as the coupon code when you reach checkout. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Mon, Jan 5 - Feb 9
winter
7:45pm custom
Self Defense: Aiki-Jujutsu, Toide + Judo
Cary Nemeroff, Soke, 10th Degree Black Belt These barehanded methods include throwing, ground grappling, and weapon disarming Samurai techniques. A uniform ($125) is suggested after the second class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Mon, Jan 5 - Jun 8
winter
8:15pm18 - 0weekly
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, Three-Time Kettlebell World Champion Taught by Paul Mann Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Jan 6 - Feb 5
winter
7:30am18 - 0weekly
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, Three-Time Kettlebell World Champion Taught by Paul Mann Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Jan 6 - Feb 5
winter
8:30am18 - 0weekly
Pilates for Buff Bones®
Created by Rebekah Rotstein Taught by Laura Altman Pilates for Buff Bones uses bone-strengthening techniques with posture and balance tricks. Named one of the top five fitness classes in NYC by CBS and recommended by Dr. Christiane Northrup, it targets butt, hips, arms, and back, while giving the whole body a terrific workout. All levels welcome and safe for those with osteoporosis. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > pilates
Tue, Jan 6 - Feb 24
winter
9:30am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 6 - Jan 29
winter
11am50 - 0weekly
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
Katherine Brewster, RYT In a meditative atmosphere, experience how simple Svaroopa® yoga postures can gently relax and strengthen the spinal muscles at the core of the body, creating a sense of ease and rejuvenation in life. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 6 - Feb 24
winter
11am50 - 0weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 6 - Jan 29
winter
12pm50 - 0weekly
An Introduction to the Alexander Technique:
The Art of Moving Freely
Morgan Rysdon, Alexander Technique Practitioner Experience moving with less stress and more ease! In this practical, hands-on method, individuals will learn to identify and change poor postural habits and apply skills for maintaining their overall health and well-being. All levels are welcome. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > alexander
Tue, Jan 6 - Feb 24
winter
6:45pm weekly
Karate and Kempo
Cary Nemeroff, Soke, 10th Degree Black Belt Learn the ancient art of Okinawan Karate and Kempo to strengthen the body and integrate posture and breath control with blocking and striking techniques. Classes will include Kata and Bunkai (forms and their interpretation), combat technique and meditation. A uniform ($40) is suggested after the second class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Tue, Jan 6 - Jun 9
winter
8:30pm18 - 0weekly
Feldenkrais Method ®
Anastasi Siotas and Sonja Johansson, Feldenkrais Method Practitioners Experience the physical and mental health benefits of improved coordination. These gentle Awareness Through Movement® lessons improve your intelligence by creating relationships between movement, thought and sensation that lead to increased mental acuity and creativity, as a complement to your physical improvements. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > feldenkrais
Wed, Jan 7 - Feb 25
winter
9:30am weekly
NEW! MELT Video Launch
Learn to eliminate stress and reduce inflammation, ease chronic neck and low back strain, improve alignment, enhance athletic performance, and keep your whole body feeling great at any age by using specialized soft body rollers and small MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls. Receive the new MELT Method 3-DVD set, ($29.99 value) companion to the best selling MELT Book with registration. Appropriate for any age and fitness level. To register go to www.meltmethod.com/store/events (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Wed, Jan 7
winter
6pm once
Winter Training Indoor Cycling Course
Jody Jacob-McVey, Triathlon Coach Most cyclists "survive" the winter, trying not to gain too much weight, praying for an early spring. The Winter Training Program turns these dreaded months around with an eight-week course that will make you stronger, faster, leaner, and ready for spring. The program is based on proven periodization, Heart Zones® cardio training, and power training principles to insure maximum success. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Wed, Jan 7 - Feb 25
winter
7:30pm weekly
Swing Dancing
Bring all your moves together into complete sequences. Learn new eight-count patterns to make your dance more intricate and expressive. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Wed, Jan 7 - Feb 11
winter
8:30pm18 - 0weekly
NEW! Zumba® Gold for Seniors
Yvonne Puckett This easy-to-follow program lets you move to the beat at your own speed. It's an invigorating, community-oriented, dance-fitness class that feels fresh and most of all, exhilarating! Zumba Gold classes provide modified, low-impact moves for active older adults. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Jan 8 - Feb 26
winter
12:30pm weekly
JackRabbit Triathlon Training-Indoor Cycling
To register call 212.727.2980 and select option #3 or visit jackrabbitsports.com/training-programs.com (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Thu, Jan 8 - Feb 26
winter
7:30pm weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Jan 8
fall
8pm once
Alexander Technique Semi–Private Sessions
Intermediate Level Kim Clay, Alexander Technique Practitioner Geared towards those who have studied Alexander before, this class includes hands–on work to help participants achieve a healthy mind/body balance. Limited to 4. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > alexander
Fri, Jan 9 - Apr 24
winter
9:30am weekly
Exercise With Ease
Linda Rose Iennaco This standing, moderately paced aerobic and strength training workout is designed to reduce stiffness and increase strength and mobility. Learn basic techniques to keep your body flexible, fit, and moving. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Jan 9 - Mar 6
winter
11am50 - 0weekly
Nia: Exploring The Body-Mind Brain Connection
Caroline Kohles, Nia Black Belt and Teacher + Trainer Learn how to connect, trust, and experience love on a deeper level by exploring the richness of how three major areas of the brain connect to the movement practice of Nia. Discover how form and freedom, which are a big part of the Nia Practice, can also be used to stimulate, integrate, and balance our brain and body. Based on the Mind Peace work of Elaine de Beauport and Aura Sofia Diaz in combination with the Nia Technique co-created by Debbie Rosas. Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Sun, Jan 11
winter
1:30pm18 - 0once
Nia: Exploring The Body-Mind Brain Connection
Caroline Kohles, Nia Black Belt and Teacher + Trainer Learn how to connect, trust, and experience love on a deeper level by exploring the richness of how three major areas of the brain connect to the movement practice of Nia. Discover how form and freedom, which are a big part of the Nia Practice, can also be used to stimulate, integrate, and balance our brain and body. Based on the Mind Peace work of Elaine de Beauport and Aura Sofia Diaz in combination with the Nia Technique co-created by Debbie Rosas. Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Sun, Jan 11 - Mar 15
winter
1:30pm custom
PD Meet Up
This fun and informal gathering is designed as a chance for all of our participants to get out and have a cup of coffee on us. Enjoy a presentation by our staff, share ideas, hear stories while you network. For you and your family. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > parkinsons > events
Mon, Jan 12
winter
1pm once
Revitalizing Winter Cleanse
Chef Jessica Li Phillips Do you feel sluggish and out of sync from too much...everything? Learn practices for self-care, slowing down, and mindful movement while exploring foods that are both grounding and energizing. Create chia seed breakfast porridge; green vegan smoothie; winter kitchari; mung bean soup; quinoa and swiss chard stuffed kabocha squash with steamed tofu and detox tea. A Meatless Mondays offering. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Mon, Jan 12
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Free Exercise Programs for those Living with Cancer
Michele Rose, LMT Massage is known to boost the immune system and reduce stress on the body, mind, and spirit. Receive supportive, holistic bodywork, employing massage techniques suitable for individuals undergoing treatment or for those who are post–treatment and/or surgery. We offer a caring environment to address symptom relief, pain management, and stress reduction. A prescription is required. Some medical insurance coverage is applicable for massage; please consult your insurance carrier to see if you qualify. Call 646.505.5716 to book an appointment. Cancellation fees apply if an appointment is not cancelled within 24 hours. Free for individuals being treated for breast cancer in the Mount Sinai Health System (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Tue, Jan 13 - Mar 31
winter
10am18 - 0weekly
Tai Chi for Seniors
Karen "Aiki" Kelley, Certified in Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Be gently guided through the ancient practice of Tai Chi. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 13 - Feb 24
winter
11am50 - 0weekly
Balance and Bones™
Linda Rose Iennaco Maintain and regain bone density while improving posture and balance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 13 - Mar 10
winter
11:30am60 - 0weekly
Tai Chi for Seniors
Karen "Aiki" Kelley, Certified in Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Be gently guided through the ancient practice of Tai Chi. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 13 - May 5
winter
12pm18 - 0weekly
Tai Chi for Seniors
Karen "Aiki" Kelley, Certified in Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Be gently guided through the ancient practice of Tai Chi. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Jan 13 - May 5
winter
1:30pm50 - 0weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those Living with Cancer
Whitney Chapman + Caroline Kohles Calm and stretch, move and energize with this blend of Yoga and Nia for your brain, body, and heart. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Tue, Jan 13 - Jun 9
winter
3:45pm18 - 0weekly
Easy Recipes for Good Health
Jackie Topol, MS, RD Cook up an impressive start to 2015 with delicious recipes that promote good health all year long. Create breakfast quinoa pancakes; arugula salad with Asian pear, pomegranate, and balsamic vinaigrette; curried carrot soup; halibut with roasted mushrooms and umami sauce; lettuce wraps with hoisin mustard tofu; maple-rosemary roasted root vegetables; coconut mango chia seed pudding; and cucumber-kumquat sparkling spa water. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Tue, Jan 13
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Manage Your Stress +
Learn Secrets to Good Health
Dr. Alan Rozanski, Chief of Cardiology, Sinai Roosevelt Hospital Center In our increasingly fast-paced, multi-tasking society, time management has become even more important for minimizing stress. Chronic stress can lead to deleterious health consequences and cause people to ignore health-promoting behaviors. Dr. Rozanski is a founding father of the field of Behavioral Cardiology and an expert in time and stress management. In this practical lecture, Dr. Rozanski will explain today’s most prominent barriers to successful time management and illustrate how the application of key principles can be used to achieve a more vital, balanced, and healthy lifestyle. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > open your heart series
Tue, Jan 13
winter
7pm once
Israeli Krav Maga for Fitness and Self Defense
James Sherman, Israeli Krav Maga Expert Get a strength and conditioning workout while you learn how to defend yourself. Study the four cornerstones of Krav Maga: awareness, avoidance, de-escalation, and self-defense. Single Sessions $55/$65; Private Sessions: $150 (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Tue, Jan 13 - Mar 31
winter
8pm18 - 0weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those Living with Cancer
Martha Eddy + Catherine Gross Gentle dance–exercise for women living with cancer. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Wed, Jan 14 - Jun 10
winter
12pm18 - 0weekly
Introduction to Tai Chi Ch'uan
Edgar "Eddie" Kelen, Sifu Tai Chi may be described as "meditation in motion." You can get started with this mind–body practice no matter what age you are or what physical condition you are in. Tai Chi is a low-impact, slow-motion exercise and the movements are gentle on your body and joints. Come experience for yourself how it will help your general health and well-being. Open to all ages and levels. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Wed, Jan 14 - Mar 25
winter
7pm weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those Living with Cancer
Teri Dupuy (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Thu, Jan 15 - Jun 11
winter
9:30am18 - 0weekly
Balance and Bones™
Linda Rose Iennaco Maintain and regain bone density while improving posture and balance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Jan 15 - Mar 12
winter
10:30am60 - 0weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those Living with Cancer
Roberta Schine, Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor This program is co–sponsored with Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center. Please email rlschine@aol.com for info. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Thu, Jan 15 - Jun 11
winter
3pm18 - 0weekly
Free Exercise Programs for those Living with Cancer
Roberta Schine, CKYI (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > cancer fitness
Thu, Jan 15 - Jun 11
winter
6:45pm18 - 0weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Jan 15
fall
8pm once
NEW! MELTed Pilates Mini Maps:
Transform Your Pilates Mat Work
Hallee Altman, Co-creator of the MELT on Pilates curriculum This unique fusion of MELT techniques and traditional Pilates exercises will create length, enhance strength, and deepen your "powerhouse" by tapping into your "neuro-core." Learn the secret to true core connection, spinal alignment and pelvic stability that will result in a longer, leaner you! (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Jan 16
winter
12pm18 - 0once
NEW! MELTed Pilates Mini Maps:
Transform Your Pilates Mat Work
Hallee Altman, Co-creator of the MELT on Pilates curriculum This unique fusion of MELT techniques and traditional Pilates exercises will create length, enhance strength, and deepen your "powerhouse" by tapping into your "neuro-core." Learn the secret to true core connection, spinal alignment and pelvic stability that will result in a longer, leaner you! (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Jan 16 - Jan 30
winter
12pm18 - 0weekly
Water Exercise for Parkinson's
Zack Schares Increase flexibility and improve balance with gentle stretching and strengthening exercises in the JCC's warm water training pool. Swim cap required. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Tue, Jan 20 - Apr 14
winter
9am weekly
Nia: Movement, Music + Magic for Parkinson's
Caroline Kohles Laugh, move, dance, and sing to great music while simultaneously increasing your mobility and stability. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Tue, Jan 20 - Apr 14
winter
2:45pm weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 20 - Jun 2
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 20 - Jun 2
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 20 - Jun 2
winter
3:30pm9 - 14weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 20 - Jun 2
winter
3:30pm4 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 20 - Jun 2
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 20 - Jun 2
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Teens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Achieve the trim look of a dancer's body by using the freestanding Fluidity Barre and your own body weight. Combining the best of ballet, yoga, and therapeutic movement, Fluidity Barre fitness will tighten and tone your whole body. Open to all levels. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Jan 20
winter
5pm10 - 13once
Tweens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning proper hand positions. Share your requests and enjoy special themed rides throughout the semester. Please bring a water bottle. No cell phone use permitted during class. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Jan 20
winter
5pm10 - 13once
Weight Lifting Just for Teens: Small Group Training
William VerEecke, JCC Personal Trainer This small group personal training course is tailored specifically for teens at half the price of personal training. Teens meet once a week to learn how to safely weight train on the machines to strengthen and condition their bodies for sports or a healthy lifestyle. All levels welcome. Class limited to four. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Jan 20 - Mar 17
winter
5:30pm14 - 17weekly
JACKRABBIT Swim
Learn different drills and exercises to improve your freestyle technique and form. Triathletes will also learn sighting and triathlon–related skills. Participants MUST be able to swim two lengths of the pool in freestyle/crawl stroke without rest. To register visit jackrabbitsports.com/training-programs. To receive your JCC member discount, enter JCCSWIMDISCOUNT as the coupon code when you reach checkout. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Tue, Jan 20 - Mar 10
winter
8pm18 - 0weekly
JACKRABBIT Swim
Swim II picks up where Swim I ends. Each week you will learn a different drill to help refine your freestyle/crawl stroke and maintain solid technique and form through longer swim distances. Develop endurance to achieve consistent times over multiple intervals. Triathletes will learn sprinting, drafting, and other triathlon-related skills. To register jackrabbitsports.com/training-programs.To receive your JCC member discount, enter JCCSWIMDISCOUNT as the coupon code when you reach checkout. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Tue, Jan 20 - Mar 10
winter
9pm18 - 0weekly
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
Katherine Brewster, RYT In a meditative atmosphere, experience how simple Svaroopa® yoga postures can gently relax and strengthen the spinal muscles at the core of the body, creating a sense of ease and rejuvenation in life. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - Mar 4
winter
11:15am50 - 0weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
11:30am18 - 100weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
12:30pm18 - 100weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - May 6
winter
1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - May 6
winter
1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - May 8
winter
1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - May 8
winter
1:15pm weekly
Mother + Baby Pilates: 4 Weeks to Crawling
Randi Stone, Certified in Pre + Postnatal Pilates Work on those abs! Regain the integrity of your pelvic floor and strengthen your back while enhancing the natural mother–baby bond. Bring a baby blanket. Class limited to 8. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Wed, Jan 21 - Mar 4
winter
1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Yoga for Bone Health + Osteoporosis
Cathy Lilly, E–RYT500 This class is for anyone 25 and older interested in maintaining bone health and avoiding osteopenia and osteoporosis. Cathy Lilly, E–RYT500, will take students through Dr. Loren Fishman's recommendations from his 8+ year old "Yoga vs. Osteoporosis" clinical research. Per Dr. Fishman: "I have worked with Cathy for many years. She is a consummate yogi and a very excellent yoga teacher. Her group of osteoporosis patients did better than just about any other group we've studied in the US or elsewhere." Limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > yoga
Wed, Jan 21 - Mar 11
winter
1:50pm35 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - May 6
winter
2:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Jan 21 - May 6
winter
2:15pm50 - 0weekly
Alexander Technique for Parkinson's
Morgan Rysdon Improve posture and breathing. Learn to sit, stand, bend, and move more easily in everyday life. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Wed, Jan 21 - Apr 15
winter
2:15pm weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 21 - Jun 3
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Teens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Get in shape with this high calorie-burning indoor cycling workout. Learn the proper hand positions and ride to the beat. Special themed rides will be announced. No cell phones permitted in class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Wed, Jan 21
winter
5pm10 - 13once
Tweens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
A rigorous, fun, aerobic workout for all levels. Use punching bags, hurdles, and jump ropes, to release tension, get fit, and have fun. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Wed, Jan 21
winter
5pm10 - 13once
Adult Intermediate Swim Clinic
This class builds upon what was taught in our Beginner Swim Class. More advanced techniques and various strokes are introduced. Get a great workout while building even more confidence in the pool. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Jan 21 - Mar 18
winter
7pm18 - 0weekly
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
Start learning the basics of swimming. Our main goal is to make you more comfortable in the water. We start with the basics of breathing and floating and introduce water safety skills in a relaxed setting. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Jan 21 - Mar 18
winter
8pm18 - 0weekly
Pilates for Buff Bones®
Created by Rebekah Rotstein Taught by Laura Altman Pilates for Buff Bones uses bone-strengthening techniques with posture and balance tricks. Named one of the top five fitness classes in NYC by CBS and recommended by Dr. Christiane Northrup, it targets butt, hips, arms, and back, while giving the whole body a terrific workout. All levels welcome and safe for those with osteoporosis. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > pilates
Thu, Jan 22 - Mar 5
winter
9:30am weekly
Nia: Movement, Music + Magic for Parkinson's
Caroline Kohles Laugh, move, dance, and sing to great music while simultaneously increasing your mobility and stability. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Thu, Jan 22 - Apr 16
winter
2:45pm weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
3:30pm4 - 8weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 22 - Jun 4
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Tweens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning proper hand positions. Share your requests and enjoy special themed rides throughout the semester. Please bring a water bottle. No cell phone use permitted during class. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Jan 22
winter
5pm10 - 13once
Teens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Punch it out! Increase your speed and feel your power by integrating punches and kicks into your workout. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Jan 22
winter
5:15pm10 - 13once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Jan 22
winter
8pm once
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Fri, Jan 23 - Jun 5
winter
11:30am18 - 100weekly
NEW! MELTed Pilates Mini Maps:
Transform Your Pilates Mat Work
Hallee Altman, Co-creator of the MELT on Pilates curriculum This unique fusion of MELT techniques and traditional Pilates exercises will create length, enhance strength, and deepen your "powerhouse" by tapping into your "neuro-core." Learn the secret to true core connection, spinal alignment and pelvic stability that will result in a longer, leaner you! (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Jan 23
winter
12pm18 - 0once
Chair Exercise: Balance + Strength for Parkinson's
Linda Rose Iennaco Improve posture, reduce stiffness, and increase flexibility in this chair–based exercise class. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Fri, Jan 23 - Apr 24
winter
12:15pm weekly
Yoga + MELT: Flexibility + Relaxation for Parkinson's
Whitney Chapman Learn beneficial floor, seated, and standing yoga poses blended with MELT techniques to open up new pathways of flexibility and body awareness in this relaxing and energizing class. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Fri, Jan 23 - Apr 24
winter
12:15pm weekly
NYU/JCC Care Partner Support Group
Virgen Luce, LCSW, ACSW Geared specifically for those who care for a loved one with Parkinson's. The Parkinson's Wellness Program offers support for those living with Parkinson's and those who love and care for them. Guided by experienced professionals in a supportive, relaxed environment. Support group intake required. Call 646.505.5744 for more infornation. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > support programs
Fri, Jan 23 - Apr 17
winter
12:15pm weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Fri, Jan 23 - Jun 5
winter
12:30pm weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Jan 23 - May 8
winter
2:15pm60 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Jan 23 - May 8
winter
2:15pm60 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Jan 23 - May 8
winter
3:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Jan 23 - May 8
winter
3:15pm50 - 0weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
12pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
12pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
12pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
Start learning the basics of swimming. Our main goal is to make you more comfortable in the water. We start with the basics of breathing and floating and introduce water safety skills in a relaxed setting. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Jan 25 - Mar 15
winter
1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Jan 25 - Mar 15
winter
1:30pm weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
1:30pm4 - 8weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
1:30pm9 - 14weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) 4-14 Years
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
2pm4 - 8weekly
Tweens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Our popular cycling class is now offered on Sundays. Get in shape with this high-energy workout and ride your way to better health. Special themed rides will be announced throughout the semester. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Sun, Jan 25
winter
4:15pm10 - 13once
Samurai Sword for Adults + Teens
Cary Nemeroff, Soke, 10th Degree Black Belt This two-hour, multi-age group class for beginners, intermediate, and advanced practitioners of the Samurai Sword will focus on the cutting, drawing, and fencing techniques of Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu styles of Japanese swordsmanship. The first hour is a very structured group format. The second hour will allow flexibility for students to choose either individual practice with the sword or the practice of other martial arts techniques learned in the Soke's other classes. Classes are open to adults, teens, and "Kotora", and are led by Cary Nemeroff and staff. A uniform ($125) is suggested after the second class. All martial arts classes are taught in traditional Dojo style. Beginners are mixed in with ongoing students. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
5pm18 - 0weekly
Kata Forms Training
Cary Nemeroff, Soke, 10th Degree Black Belt Practice your empty-hand or weapons forms. Must be an adult 18 years or older. Must have completed Samurai Sword or Self-Defense: Aiki-Jujutsu, be currently enrolled in these programs, or have prior instructor approval. A uniform ($40) is suggested after the second class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > martial arts & boxing
Sun, Jan 25 - May 31
winter
6pm18 - 0weekly
Joint Movement for Seniors
Katherine Brewster, RYT Learn how to ease mobility in every joint. First, relax the big muscles of the body and spinal muscles through easy-to-do postures. Then have fun following a simple series of movements to open the joints of your body, releasing tension and improving circulation. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Jan 26
winter
9:45am50 - 0once
Prenatal Water Workout
Orit Spanier Safely keep your abdominals in shape and relieve back pain with soothing water exercise. Maintain your cardiovascular fitness and greatly reduce the physical discomforts of pregnancy. Held in the main pool; swim cap required. Class limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Jan 26 - Mar 23
winter
11am18 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Jan 26 - May 4
winter
12pm50 - 0weekly
Arthritis Water Exercise
Are you coping with arthritis or looking for a gentle water exercise class? This program is designed to improve all aspects of fitness without joint stress. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12pm18 - 100weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Jan 26 - May 4
winter
1:15pm50 - 0weekly
Fall Stop...Move Strong™
Celeste Carlucci, Fitness Expert Prevent falls, increase strength, and improve balance with this doctor-recommended program. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Jan 26 - May 4
winter
2:15pm50 - 0weekly
NYU/JCC Parkinson's Support Group
Amy C. Lemen, LCSW Geared specifically for women with mid-stage Parkinson's. The Parkinson's Wellness Program offers support for those living with Parkinson's and those who love and care for them. Guided by experienced professionals in a supportive, relaxed environment. Support group intake required. Call 646.505.5744 for more infornation. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > support programs
Mon, Jan 26 - Apr 13
winter
2:15pm weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
PD MOVES: Rhythm + Movement Patterns
Pamela Quinn Find ways to manage your PD symptoms, improve your coordination and body awareness with movement and smart fun. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Mon, Jan 26 - Apr 27
winter
3:30pm weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years (45-minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5–8 Years and 9–14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Teens, Take a Free Trial Class on Us!
Get in great shape while learning how to de-escalate any threatening situation as fast as possible. Feel confident at school, work, or out at night with family or friends. Decrease anxiety and stress while increasing your strength and endurance with other teens in a fun environment. Learn to move smarter and defend yourself no matter what your level of fitness. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Mon, Jan 26
winter
5pm10 - 13once
PD Bootcamp for Young Onset Parkinson's Athletes
Maria Mason, USA Triathlon Coach Designed for athletes who have been recently diagnosed with young onset Parkinson's. Intake interview required. For more information, call 646.505.5744 or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Mon, Jan 26 - Apr 27
winter
6:30pm weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Jan 26 - Mar 23
winter
7pm weekly
Adult Advanced Swim Clinic
For recreational swimmers and lap swimmers, this class refines your strokes. The class reviews freestyle (with side breathing), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly while introducing flip turns and specialized drills. This class will combine your previous swim knowledge with our workout philosophy. Must be able to swim two lengths of the pool. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Jan 26 - Mar 16
winter
8pm18 - 0weekly
Tween Cycling
Geoff Janssen Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning proper hand positions. Share your requests and enjoy special themed rides throughout the semester. Please bring a water bottle. No cell phone use permitted during class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Jan 27 - Jun 2
winter
5pm10 - 13weekly
NEW! Fluidity® Barre for Teens
Fluidity® Barre Staff Achieve the trim look of a dancer's body by using the freestanding Fluidity Barre and your own body weight. Combining the best of ballet, yoga, and therapeutic movement, Fluidity Barre fitness will tighten and tone your whole body. Open to all levels. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Jan 27 - May 26
winter
5pm11 - 17weekly
NEW! Teen Fitness Class Pass
Sign up individually for the following four teen fitness classes or buy a Teen Fitness Class Pass for $460/$545 and you can drop into any of these classes whenever you want during the winter season. A Teen Fitness CLASS PASS gives you the freedom to choose which fitness classes you take and when. Questions? email caroline ckohles@jccmanhattan.. or call her at 646.505.4406 Teen Krav Maga—Self Defense Against Bullies James Sherman, certified premier instructor for Israeli Krav Maga Association 15 Mondays, Feb 2–Jun 8 (except Feb 16, Apr 6, May 18 & 25) 5–5:45 pm, $240/$345/$495 NEW! Fluidity Barre for Teens Fluidity Barre Staff 16 Tuesdays, Jan 27–May 26 (except Feb 17 & Apr 7) 5–5:45 pm, $256/$368/$528 Teen Cycle Zach Schares 17 Wednesdays, Jan 28–Jun 3 (except Feb 18 & Apr 8) 5–5:45 pm, $272/$391/$561 Teen Boxercise Louisa Cheng 17 Thursdays, Jan 29-Jun 4 (except Feb 19 & Apr 9) 5:15–6 pm, $272/$391/$561 (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Jan 27 - Jun 8
winter
5pm weekly
The Doctor Is In Series
Alon Seifan, MD—Assistant Attending Neurologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center We are living longer and healthier than all previous generations, but every 70 seconds someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Seifan, an expert in the field, will address Alzheimer's disease risk and diagnosis, as well as what research shows in the ways of prevention and treatment. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > free for everybody > the doctor is in series
Tue, Jan 27
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Tween Boxercise
Toure Vakaramoko A rigorous, fun, aerobic workout for all levels. Use punching bags, hurdles, and jump ropes, to release tension, get fit, and have fun. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Wed, Jan 28 - Jun 3
winter
5pm10 - 13weekly
Teen Cycle
Zach Schares Get in shape with this high calorie-burning indoor cycling workout. Learn the proper hand positions and ride to the beat. Special themed rides will be announced. No cell phones permitted in class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Wed, Jan 28 - Jun 3
winter
5pm14 - 17weekly
The Immunity Boosting Kitchen
Chef Jenny Matthau This class will show you how to strengthen your immune system through scrumptious and nutritious whole foods cooking. Learn to prepare apple cinnamon almond muffins; pesto, kale, and caramelized onion frittata; herb-crusted salmon; double mushroom quinoa; North African red lentil soup; garlicky greens; sprouted French lentil arugula salad; and homemade sauerkraut. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Wed, Jan 28
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Tween Cycling
Geoff Janssen Back by popular demand. Get in shape to the hottest tracks while learning proper hand positions. Share your requests and enjoy special themed rides throughout the semester. Please bring a water bottle. No cell phone use permitted during class. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Jan 29 - Jun 4
winter
5pm10 - 13weekly
Teen Boxercise
Louisa Cheng, JCC Fitness Instructor Punch it out! Increase your speed and feel your power by integrating punches and kicks into your workout. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Jan 29 - Jun 4
winter
5:15pm14 - 17weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Jan 29
winter
8pm once
NEW! MELTed Pilates Mini Maps:
Transform Your Pilates Mat Work
Hallee Altman, Co-creator of the MELT on Pilates curriculum This unique fusion of MELT techniques and traditional Pilates exercises will create length, enhance strength, and deepen your "powerhouse" by tapping into your "neuro-core." Learn the secret to true core connection, spinal alignment and pelvic stability that will result in a longer, leaner you! (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Jan 30
winter
12pm18 - 0once
Free Nia Jam Series
Once a month, experience Nia—a beautiful blend of dance, martial arts, and yoga. All levels welcome. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > free for everybody > nia jam series
Sat, Jan 31
winter
6pm once
NEW! Nia Wise Moves: Intelligent Fitness for Everybody
Caroline Kohles, Kevin VerEecke, Jayne Mielo, Nia New York Training Faculty Make a difference in the lives of seniors while also caring for yourself. This program, a partnership between Engage and the Nia Technique, teaches you how full-body movement improves your own health and fitness and then trains you to share the knowledge with homebound seniors or residents of assisted-living facilities. The Nia Technique is an intelligent fitness practice that blends the movements of dance, martial arts, and healing arts. The moves are simple and adaptable to people of all ages, sizes, and abilities. Included is a free Nia class at the JCC every week and participation in the monthly Nia Jam. Engage will help find you a volunteer position in a senior facility and mentor you as you begin to teach. For more information contact Rabbi Brian Fink, Director of Engage, at 646.505.4408 or bfink@jccmanhattan.org or Caroline Kohles, Senior Director of Health and Wellness Programming, at 646.505.4406, ckohles@jccmanhattan.org. Price includes a Nia Wise Moves Training Manual and Access to Online Training Videos. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Feb 1 - Apr 26
winter
1:30pm custom
NEW! Tween + Teen Cycling Sundays
Karlyn Adler Our popular cycling class is now offered on Sundays. Get in shape with this high-energy workout and ride your way to better health. Special themed rides will be announced throughout the semester. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Sun, Feb 1 - May 31
winter
4:15pm10 - 13weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Feb 2 - Feb 25
winter
11am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Feb 2 - Feb 25
winter
12pm weekly
Teen Krav Maga–Self Defense Against Bullies
James Sherman, certified premier instructor for Israeli Krav Maga Association Get in great shape while learning how to de-escalate any threatening situation as fast as possible. Feel confident at school, work, or out at night with family or friends. Decrease anxiety and stress while increasing your strength and endurance with other teens in a fun environment. Learn to move smarter and defend yourself no matter what your level of fitness. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Mon, Feb 2 - Jun 8
winter
5pm11 - 17weekly
Take Flight: A JCC Ride + Wine Tour
Stefani Jackenthal, Elite Racer, Writer + Wine Whiz Join Stefani, author of Wanderlust Wining, For a guided 45-minute JCC Ride traveling through an international wine country. At the end of the ride, Stefani will teach a fun, flavorful wine tasting featuring the country’s best kosher wines. Learn all about the wines and how to pair them with your favorite foods. This ride is appropriate for beginner and experienced riders. Must be 21 years of age to join us for the wine tasting. Limited to 30. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Mon, Feb 2
winter
6:30pm once
Take Flight: A JCC Ride + Wine Tour
Stefani Jackenthal, Elite Racer, Writer + Wine Whiz Join Stefani, author of Wanderlust Wining, For a guided 45-minute JCC Ride traveling through an international wine country. At the end of the ride, Stefani will teach a fun, flavorful wine tasting featuring the country’s best kosher wines. Learn all about the wines and how to pair them with your favorite foods. This ride is appropriate for beginner and experienced riders. Must be 21 years of age to join us for the wine tasting. Limited to 30. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Mon, Feb 2
winter
6:30pm once
Take Flight: A JCC Ride + Wine Tour
Stefani Jackenthal, Elite Racer, Writer + Wine Whiz Join Stefani, author of Wanderlust Wining, For a guided 45-minute JCC Ride traveling through an international wine country. At the end of the ride, Stefani will teach a fun, flavorful wine tasting featuring the country’s best kosher wines. Learn all about the wines and how to pair them with your favorite foods. This ride is appropriate for beginner and experienced riders. Must be 21 years of age to join us for the wine tasting. Limited to 30. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Mon, Feb 2
winter
7:30pm once
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Feb 3 - Feb 26
winter
11am50 - 0weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Feb 3 - Feb 26
winter
12pm weekly
Bold Moves PD Walking Group
Train for the annual Parkinson's Unity Walk with Heart Zones Coach Jody Jacob-McVey to learn how to monitor your heart rate and use walking to get strong and fit. Must be able to walk unassisted for 30 minutes. Intake required. For more info about the program, or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744, or email parkinsonswellness@jccmanhattan.org. The Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation partnership between NYU Langone Medical Center's Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The JCC in Manhattan. This program is focused on improving quality of life through exercise, support, education, and creativity. For more information about the program visit www.jccmanhattan.org/parkinsons or to schedule an intake, call 646.505.5744. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014! (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > parkinsons > fitness programs
Wed, Feb 4 - Apr 29
winter
12pm weekly
NEW! Fitness Training Just for Girls: Small Group Training
Toure Vakaramoko, JCC Personal Trainer Learn how to get in shape the healthy way! This exclusive small group personal training course is tailored specifically for teen girls at half the price of personal training. Teens meet once a week to learn how to safely weight train on the machines to strengthen and condition their bodies. All levels welcome. Class limited to four. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Feb 5 - Apr 2
winter
5pm14 - 17weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Feb 5
winter
8pm once
MELT Mini Self-Treatments
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Alleviate common symptoms and improve your body’s efficiency in minutes a day. Release tension in your neck, back, and hips; prevent pain; heal injury; and diminish the negative effects of aging. Receive a printed MELT mini-map to use at home. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Feb 6
winter
12pm18 - 0once
MELT Mini Self-Treatments
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Alleviate common symptoms and improve your body’s efficiency in minutes a day. Release tension in your neck, back, and hips; prevent pain; heal injury; and diminish the negative effects of aging. Receive a printed MELT mini-map to use at home. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Feb 6 - Feb 20
winter
12pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Remix Dance Party
$26 per party for all online; $35 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Feb 7
winter
6:20pm once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$36 per party for all online; $50 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Feb 7
winter
6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$16 per party for all online; $20 at the door (Entrance fee includes free beginner lesson from 7:45–8:30 pm) (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Feb 7
winter
7:30pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$26 per party for all online; $35 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Feb 7
winter
7:45pm18 - 0once
MELTed Yoga
Whitney Chapman, RYT, Co-creator of the MELTed Yoga curriculum This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with yoga asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Some experience with yoga or MELT is helpful. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Sun, Feb 8
winter
3:30pm once
MELTed Yoga
Whitney Chapman, RYT, Co-creator of the MELTed Yoga curriculum This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with yoga asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Some experience with yoga or MELT is helpful. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Sun, Feb 8 - Feb 22
winter
3:30pm weekly
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, Three-Time Kettlebell World Champion Taught by Paul Mann Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Feb 10 - Mar 12
winter
7:30am weekly
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, Three-Time Kettlebell World Champion Taught by Paul Mann Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Feb 10 - Mar 12
winter
8:30am weekly
The Neurobiology of Emotion
Barbara Allen-Lyall, PhD, Professor School of Education, Manhattanville College We are born with the desire and ability to learn. The innate learning process is intricately entwined with emotion and relies upon the brain's emotional centers to first embed new learning and later retrieve whatever it is we have mentally captured. Understanding these neurobiological processes helps us to appreciate why emotion is central to our lives. Dr. Allen-Lyall will present the latest scientific research on emotion and will offer her perspective on brain education from the standpoint of a childhood educator, college professor, and professional musician. Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Tue, Feb 10
winter
7pm18 - 0once
The Science of Skinny
Start Understanding Your Body's Chemistry and Stop Dieting Forever Lunch Time Live Webinar Dee McCaffrey, Chemist, Author, Nutritionist, Weight Loss Expert Dee McCaffrey is an organic chemist and nutritionist who lost 100 pounds and has kept the weight off for over 20 years. Her passion lies in teaching others how to shop, cook, and eat healthfully, while serving as a role model for sustainable weight loss. Woven throughout her books, videos, seminars, and cooking classes is a personal message of hope, empowerment, and courage for making lasting lifestyle changes. By registering this webinar event you will receive the following: 60 minutes of live, interactive webinar content. 15 minutes of Q&A time. Computer Requirements As long as you have a computer with a broadband connection and sound capabilities (microphone and speakers or headset), you will be able to watch our live webinar, as well as participate in the Q&A. Recommended System Requirements: Windows XP (PC) or Mac OS X 10.5 or higher, and browser version Internet Explorer 6, Firefox 3, Safari 4, and Chrome 11 or higher. Login information will be emailed to registered students one day prior to the event. Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program
Wed, Feb 11
winter
12:30pm18 - 0once
Sexual Desire + Intimacy After 40:
What Women Need to Know
Tara Allmen, MD, FACOG, NCMP, Center For Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women's Health & Eva Margot Kant, LCSW-R, Sex Educator and Sex/Psychotherapist Talking about sexual health, including low sexual desire and ways to identify and communicate our needs, is an important conversation. But we are often so busy as professionals, parents, and partners, that sex falls low on the priority list. At the same time, our sexual desire—or lack of it—affects every aspect of our lives. Join Dr. Tara Allmen, menopause expert, and Eva Margot Kant, LCSW-R, Sex/Psychotherapist, for some wine and cheese and a frank, informative, and fun conversation about sexual health, desire, and intimacy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > open your heart series
Thu, Feb 12
winter
7pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Feb 12
winter
8pm once
MELT Mini Self-Treatments
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Alleviate common symptoms and improve your body’s efficiency in minutes a day. Release tension in your neck, back, and hips; prevent pain; heal injury; and diminish the negative effects of aging. Receive a printed MELT mini-map to use at home. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Feb 13
winter
12pm18 - 0once
JackRabbit Indoor Triathlon Series 2014–15
Compete in a 10-minute swim, 30-minute bike ride, and 20-minute run. The JCC and JackRabbit have teamed up with other clubs around the city to offer an indoor winter triathlon for athletes of all levels. The top finishers will qualify to enter the Indoor Tri Championships at Asphalt Green. The top three finishers receive $300, $200, and $100 championship gift cards to JackRabbit Sports. To find out more about the JackRabbit Indoor Triathlon Series, please visit jackrabbitsports.com/training-programs. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Sun, Feb 15
winter
12:30pm once
Couples Massage: How to Give and Get a Great Massage
The therapeutic benefits of massage are well known but if you are living a busy life on the go, finding the time can be a challenge. Our simple solution is to teach you how to give and get a massage. Discover simple, easy-to-learn Swedish and sports massage techniques you can do with a family member, friend, partner or lover to release tension and prevent stress buildup. Connect, laugh and share a fun, relaxing afternoon together while enjoying the therapeutic benefits of massage. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. You will be fully clothed for this class. Limited to 8 groups of 2 people. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > open your heart series
Sun, Feb 15
winter
1:30pm once
MELTed Yoga
Whitney Chapman, RYT, Co-creator of the MELTed Yoga curriculum This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with yoga asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Some experience with yoga or MELT is helpful. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Sun, Feb 15
winter
3:30pm once
Swing Dancing
Bring all your moves together into complete sequences. Learn new eight-count patterns to make your dance more intricate and expressive. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Wed, Feb 18 - Mar 25
winter
8:30pm weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Feb 19
winter
8pm once
MELT Mini Self-Treatments
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Alleviate common symptoms and improve your body’s efficiency in minutes a day. Release tension in your neck, back, and hips; prevent pain; heal injury; and diminish the negative effects of aging. Receive a printed MELT mini-map to use at home. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Feb 20
winter
12pm18 - 0once
Nia: Exploring The Body-Mind Brain Connection
Caroline Kohles, Nia Black Belt and Teacher + Trainer Learn how to connect, trust, and experience love on a deeper level by exploring the richness of how three major areas of the brain connect to the movement practice of Nia. Discover how form and freedom, which are a big part of the Nia Practice, can also be used to stimulate, integrate, and balance our brain and body. Based on the Mind Peace work of Elaine de Beauport and Aura Sofia Diaz in combination with the Nia Technique co-created by Debbie Rosas. Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Sun, Feb 22
winter
1:30pm18 - 0once
MELTed Yoga
Whitney Chapman, RYT, Co-creator of the MELTed Yoga curriculum This revolutionary series combines the best of MELT Length and Strength Maps with yoga asanas (postures) to bring your body into alignment and ease. Some experience with yoga or MELT is helpful. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Sun, Feb 22
winter
3:30pm once
The Doctor Is In Series
Michael Sein, MD – Physiatrist, Department of Rehabilitation and Spine Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Millions of people experience back or neck pain at some point in their lives. Learn the causes and conditions of various spine ailments, including herniated discs, sprains and muscle spasms. Dr. Sein will discuss the latest in spine treatments, from non-operative rehabilitation and therapy to minimally-invasive surgery. He will also offer his top tips for spine health and modifiable behaviors that can alleviate neck and back pain. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > free for everybody > the doctor is in series
Tue, Feb 24
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Good Mood Foods
Diane Insolia, RD, CDN Beat the winter blues and get happy with these delicious, easy dishes. You'll learn how to balance your diet and curb those cravings for addictive foods as you prepare rosemary and lemon white bean dip, braised chicken thighs and legs with parsnips and leeks, butternut squash risotto, hashed brussel sprouts with poppy seeds and gluten free apple cobbler. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Thu, Feb 26
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Feb 26
winter
8pm once
Free Nia Jam Series
Once a month, experience Nia—a beautiful blend of dance, martial arts, and yoga. All levels welcome. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > free for everybody > nia jam series
Sat, Feb 28
winter
6pm once
NEW! Baby and Me Yoga
Mary Barnes, Founder, Yoga for Two, and Staff This multi-level postpartum yoga class is specifically designed to strengthen your body after giving birth, and allow you to practice yoga with your baby. You will regain the strength of your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles, develop inner and outer strength, and meet other new moms and babies. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Sun, Mar 1 - Apr 12
winter
3pm weekly
Prenatal Yoga: Pregnancy + Childbirth
Mary Barnes, Founder, Yoga for Two, and Staff Learn from an expert how to use yoga to relieve discomfort and strengthen your body for natural childbirth or Cesarean section. This flowing prenatal yoga class will also help you safely develop the strength in your core to maintain postural integrity during and after pregnancy. All levels and stages are welcome. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Sun, Mar 1 - Apr 12
winter
4:15pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Learn basic footwork and patterns of swing as well as tips and techniques to do them properly. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Mar 1 - Apr 12
winter
7:30pm18 - 0weekly
Swing Dancing
Advance by learning harder footwork and more involved patterns so that you build your dance vocabulary and partnering skills. No partner needed. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sun, Mar 1 - Apr 12
winter
8:30pm18 - 0weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Mar 2 - Mar 25
winter
11am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Mar 2 - Mar 25
winter
12pm weekly
Pilates for Buff Bones®
Created by Rebekah Rotstein Taught by Laura Altman Pilates for Buff Bones uses bone-strengthening techniques with posture and balance tricks. Named one of the top five fitness classes in NYC by CBS and recommended by Dr. Christiane Northrup, it targets butt, hips, arms, and back, while giving the whole body a terrific workout. All levels welcome and safe for those with osteoporosis. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > pilates
Tue, Mar 3 - Apr 28
winter
9:30am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Mar 3 - Mar 26
winter
11am weekly
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
Katherine Brewster, RYT In a meditative atmosphere, experience how simple Svaroopa® yoga postures can gently relax and strengthen the spinal muscles at the core of the body, creating a sense of ease and rejuvenation in life. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Mar 3 - Apr 28
winter
11am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Mar 3 - Mar 26
winter
12pm weekly
An Introduction to the Alexander Technique:
The Art of Moving Freely
Morgan Rysdon, Alexander Technique Practitioner Experience moving with less stress and more ease! In this practical, hands-on method, individuals will learn to identify and change poor postural habits and apply skills for maintaining their overall health and well-being. All levels are welcome. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > alexander
Tue, Mar 3 - Apr 28
winter
6:45pm weekly
Feldenkrais Method ®
Anastasi Siotas and Sonja Johansson, Feldenkrais Method Practitioners Experience the physical and mental health benefits of improved coordination. These gentle Awareness Through Movement® lessons improve your intelligence by creating relationships between movement, thought and sensation that lead to increased mental acuity and creativity, as a complement to your physical improvements. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > feldenkrais
Wed, Mar 4 - Apr 29
winter
9:30am weekly
NEW! Zumba® Gold for Seniors
Yvonne Puckett This easy-to-follow program lets you move to the beat at your own speed. It's an invigorating, community-oriented, dance-fitness class that feels fresh and most of all, exhilarating! Zumba Gold classes provide modified, low-impact moves for active older adults. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Mar 5 - Apr 30
winter
12:30pm weekly
JackRabbit Triathlon Training-Indoor Cycling
To register call 212.727.2980 and select option #3 or visit jackrabbitsports.com/training-programs.com (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > cardio
Thu, Mar 5 - Apr 30
winter
7:30pm weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Mar 5
winter
8pm once
NEW! MELT For Feet + Legs
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Manage foot pain with MELT proactive treatments. Help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis, bunions, neuromas, plantar fasciitis, and tendonitis using specialized MELT Balls. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Mar 6
winter
12pm once
NEW! MELT For Feet + Legs
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Manage foot pain with MELT proactive treatments. Help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis, bunions, neuromas, plantar fasciitis, and tendonitis using specialized MELT Balls. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Mar 6 - Mar 13
winter
12pm weekly
Change Your Brain With Meditation
Sheldon Lewis Meditation is one of the few activities that can actually create new neural connections, improve brain function, and activate the "happy" areas of the brain. In this experiential class, beginners and pros alike will benefit from practicing three different types of meditation: guided meditation, yoga-based meditation, and mindfulness meditation. Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Sun, Mar 8
winter
1:30pm18 - 0once
The Doctor Is In Series
Olajide Williams, MD—Director of Acute Stroke Services, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Stroke and cerebrovascular disease is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading cause of permanent disability in the US, yet many people don't realize that this devastating disease is largely preventable. Learn the various lifestyle changes that can help prevent stroke as well as how to recognize the early warning signs and symptoms. Don't miss this life-saving lecture. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > free for everybody > the doctor is in series
Tue, Mar 10
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
Katherine Brewster, RYT In a meditative atmosphere, experience how simple Svaroopa® yoga postures can gently relax and strengthen the spinal muscles at the core of the body, creating a sense of ease and rejuvenation in life. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Wed, Mar 11 - Apr 29
winter
11:15am weekly
Coping with Picky Eaters and Other Food Challenges
Lunch Time Live Webinar Dr. Laurie Brodsky, ND Feeding a picky eater can drive the most patient parent crazy, but there's hope for even the most extreme cases. Dr. Brodsky will share her tried-and-true strategies for bringing sanity back to your table. You'll walk away with a concrete plan for how to strategize meals, talk to your picky eater, and move towards making one healthy meal that everyone can enjoy. By registering this webinar event you will receive the following: 60 minutes of live, interactive webinar content. 15 minutes of Q&A time. Computer Requirements As long as you have a computer with a broadband connection and sound capabilities (microphone and speakers or headset), you will be able to watch our live webinar, as well as participate in the Q&A. Recommended System Requirements: Windows XP (PC) or Mac OS X 10.5 or higher, and browser version Internet Explorer 6, Firefox 3, Safari 4, and Chrome 11 or higher. Login information will be emailed to registered students one day prior to the event. Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program
Wed, Mar 11
winter
12:30pm18 - 0once
Pilates for Buff Bones®
Created by Rebekah Rotstein Taught by Laura Altman Pilates for Buff Bones uses bone-strengthening techniques with posture and balance tricks. Named one of the top five fitness classes in NYC by CBS and recommended by Dr. Christiane Northrup, it targets butt, hips, arms, and back, while giving the whole body a terrific workout. All levels welcome and safe for those with osteoporosis. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > pilates
Thu, Mar 12 - Apr 30
winter
9:30am weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Mar 12
winter
8pm once
Exercise With Ease
Linda Rose Iennaco This standing, moderately paced aerobic and strength training workout is designed to reduce stiffness and increase strength and mobility. Learn basic techniques to keep your body flexible, fit, and moving. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Fri, Mar 13 - May 15
winter
11am50 - 0weekly
NEW! MELT For Feet + Legs
Liz Barkan, Fitness Expert, MELT Practitioner Manage foot pain with MELT proactive treatments. Help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis, bunions, neuromas, plantar fasciitis, and tendonitis using specialized MELT Balls. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > mind and body > MELT
Fri, Mar 13
winter
12pm once
Nia: Exploring The Body-Mind Brain Connection
Caroline Kohles, Nia Black Belt and Teacher + Trainer Learn how to connect, trust, and experience love on a deeper level by exploring the richness of how three major areas of the brain connect to the movement practice of Nia. Discover how form and freedom, which are a big part of the Nia Practice, can also be used to stimulate, integrate, and balance our brain and body. Based on the Mind Peace work of Elaine de Beauport and Aura Sofia Diaz in combination with the Nia Technique co-created by Debbie Rosas. Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Sun, Mar 15
winter
1:30pm once
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, Three-Time Kettlebell World Champion Taught by Paul Mann Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Mar 17 - Apr 23
winter
7:30am weekly
KettleX®
Created by Lorna Kleidman, Three-Time Kettlebell World Champion Taught by Paul Mann Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Experience maximum results in minimal time. Intermediate level of fitness recommended. Formerly Kettlebell Academy. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > strengthen & condition
Tue, Mar 17 - Apr 23
winter
8:30am weekly
Balance and Bones™
Linda Rose Iennaco Maintain and regain bone density while improving posture and balance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Mar 17 - May 12
winter
11:30am60 - 0weekly
The Truth About Vitamins and Supplements
Randy Cohen, MD–Mt. Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Despite the miracles of modern medicine, many Americans seek health and wellness the natural way: through food, vitamins, minerals, and supplements. Unfortunately, good intentions often lead to confusion, questions about safety, and many hard-earned dollars wasted on questionable products. In this interesting and highly relevant talk, Dr. Randy Cohen, a preventive cardiologist and nutrition expert, will shed light on the multi-billion dollar supplement industry and help separate fact from fiction. Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program
Tue, Mar 17
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Yoga for Bone Health + Osteoporosis
Cathy Lilly, E–RYT500 This class is for anyone 25 and older interested in maintaining bone health and avoiding osteopenia and osteoporosis. Cathy Lilly, E–RYT500, will take students through Dr. Loren Fishman's recommendations from his 8+ year old "Yoga vs. Osteoporosis" clinical research. Per Dr. Fishman: "I have worked with Cathy for many years. She is a consummate yogi and a very excellent yoga teacher. Her group of osteoporosis patients did better than just about any other group we've studied in the US or elsewhere." Limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > yoga
Wed, Mar 18 - May 6
winter
1:50pm weekly
Sweet + Healthy Sugar-Free Treats
Chef Jessica Li Phillips Explore several different wholesome alternatives to white sugar, including stevia, honey, and dried fruit. These healthier options encourage stable blood sugar levels and help avoid fluctuations in energy and hormones. Satisfy those sweet cravings with delicious apple pear crumble; nourishing soul cookies; banana walnut bread; vegan chocolate mousse; coconut rice pudding; "truffles;" and sugar free granola bars. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Wed, Mar 18
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Balance and Bones™
Linda Rose Iennaco Maintain and regain bone density while improving posture and balance. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Thu, Mar 19 - May 14
winter
10:30am weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Mar 19
winter
8pm once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$26 per party for all online; $35 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Mar 21
winter
6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$36 per party for all online; $50 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Mar 21
winter
6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$16 per party for all online; $20 at the door (Entrance fee includes free beginner lesson from 7:45–8:30 pm) (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Mar 21
winter
7:30pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$26 per party for all online; $35 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Mar 21
winter
7:45pm18 - 0once
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
Start learning the basics of swimming. Our main goal is to make you more comfortable in the water. We start with the basics of breathing and floating and introduce water safety skills in a relaxed setting. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Mar 22 - May 17
winter
1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Mar 22 - May 17
winter
1:30pm weekly
NEW! Restorative Nia and Yoga
Jayne Mielo, RYT, Nia Education Trainer Celebrate the return of spring. Dance to uplifting and serene music in this gentle Nia class with Jayne Mielo. With an emphasis on the breath, move and dance in ways that soothe joints, muscles, emotions, and spirit. Ease into total relaxation with restorative yoga. Rejuvenate the body, strengthen the immune system, soothe the nervous system, and quiet the mind. The use of yoga props helps to fully support and ease the body into deep relaxation. Nurturing and calming for anyone new to fitness, healing or just wanting to dial down the day. All levels welcome. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > yoga
Sun, Mar 22
winter
1:30pm once
Adult Advanced Swim Clinic
For recreational swimmers and lap swimmers, this class refines your strokes. The class reviews freestyle (with side breathing), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly while introducing flip turns and specialized drills. This class will combine your previous swim knowledge with our workout philosophy. Must be able to swim two lengths of the pool. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Mar 23 - May 11
winter
8pm18 - 0weekly
Weight Lifting Just for Teens: Small Group Training
William VerEecke, JCC Personal Trainer This small group personal training course is tailored specifically for teens at half the price of personal training. Teens meet once a week to learn how to safely weight train on the machines to strengthen and condition their bodies for sports or a healthy lifestyle. All levels welcome. Class limited to four. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Tue, Mar 24 - May 12
winter
5:30pm14 - 17weekly
Get One Thing Done
Whether it's in your closet or on your desk, neuroscientists have proven that clutter limits your brain's ability to process information. Clutter competes for your attention, resulting in decreased performance and increased stress. It's time to take a look at the pile of projects you've been meaning to get to. Do you feel there is never enough time, energy or support to get them done? Join us and discover how to organize, prioritize, and take action so you can finally knock out the most important things on your list. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Tue, Mar 24
winter
7pm once
Get One Thing Done
Jennifer Zweibel, Organizing Expert Part of the Gural Mind Matters Series (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Tue, Mar 24 - Mar 31
winter
7pm custom
Prenatal Water Workout
Orit Spanier Safely keep your abdominals in shape and relieve back pain with soothing water exercise. Maintain your cardiovascular fitness and greatly reduce the physical discomforts of pregnancy. Held in the main pool; swim cap required. Class limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Tue, Mar 24 - May 19
winter
8pm weekly
Mother + Baby Pilates: 4 Weeks to Crawling
Randi Stone, Certified in Pre + Postnatal Pilates Work on those abs! Regain the integrity of your pelvic floor and strengthen your back while enhancing the natural mother–baby bond. Bring a baby blanket. Class limited to 8. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > prenatal & postnatal
Wed, Mar 25 - May 6
winter
1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Adult Intermediate Swim Clinic
This class builds upon what was taught in our Beginner Swim Class. More advanced techniques and various strokes are introduced. Get a great workout while building even more confidence in the pool. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Mar 25 - May 20
winter
7pm18 - 0weekly
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
Start learning the basics of swimming. Our main goal is to make you more comfortable in the water. We start with the basics of breathing and floating and introduce water safety skills in a relaxed setting. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Wed, Mar 25 - May 20
winter
8pm18 - 0weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Mar 26
winter
8pm once
Free Nia Jam Series
Once a month, experience Nia—a beautiful blend of dance, martial arts, and yoga. For ages 14+. No experience or pre-registration required. Sign up at the Health Club Welcome Desk or call 646.505.5716 for information. . (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > free for everybody > nia jam series
Sat, Mar 28
winter
6pm once
Dancers Who Care Dance-a-thon
Dance the night away while raising money and awareness for the JCC Annual Free Spa Day for Women Living with Cancer. Enjoy a live DJ, snacks, and performances by dancers in our JCC community. Fun for the whole family (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Mar 28
winter
7pm once
Prenatal Water Workout
Orit Spanier Safely keep your abdominals in shape and relieve back pain with soothing water exercise. Maintain your cardiovascular fitness and greatly reduce the physical discomforts of pregnancy. Held in the main pool; swim cap required. Class limited to 12. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Mar 30 - Jun 1
winter
11am18 - 0weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Mar 30 - Apr 29
winter
11am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Mon, Mar 30 - Apr 29
winter
12pm weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Mar 30 - Jun 1
winter
7pm weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Mar 31 - Apr 30
winter
11am weekly
Circuit Training for Seniors
JCC CHEK exercise coach Travis Brown Work out in small groups, under the watchful eye of a personal training specialist. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > senior fitness
Tue, Mar 31 - Apr 30
winter
12pm weekly
Get One Thing Done
Take the skills you learned in Level 1 and put them to use in real time. Get live feedback, guidance, and support as you tackle a project that's been looming over you. Bring your project to class and use your new tools, mindset, and this new innovative approach to break free and finally get it done. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > mind matters
Tue, Mar 31
winter
7pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Apr 2
winter
8pm once
Gonzalez-Ramos Parkinson's Wellness Educational Symposium
This event for you and your friends is designed to provide a fresh approach to living well with Parkinson’s through educational forums and creative workshops with top health experts. Lunch provided. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > parkinsons > events
Sun, Apr 12
winter
10:30am once
NEW! Fitness Training Just for Girls: Small Group Training
Toure Vakaramoko, JCC Personal Trainer Learn how to get in shape the healthy way! This exclusive small group personal training course is tailored specifically for teen girls at half the price of personal training. Teens meet once a week to learn how to safely weight train on the machines to strengthen and condition their bodies. All levels welcome. Class limited to four. (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > teen fitness
Thu, Apr 16 - May 28
winter
5pm14 - 17weekly
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Apr 16
winter
8pm once
The Nutritional Truth Behind Brands Names We Love
Dr. Laurie Brodsky, ND Did you know that a carrot cake Clif bar has more sugar in it than a Snickers? Sometimes we assume that just because a brand is reputed to be healthy that we are automatically getting good nutrition. Join Dr. Laurie Brodsky for a workshop to learn how to decipher the nutritional code of brand labels so that you can get the most nutrition and taste for your food. Bring your favorite foods labels to compare. Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > wellness classes > highlighted series > Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program
Tue, Apr 21
winter
7pm18 - 0once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Apr 23
winter
8pm once
Free Nia Jam Series
Once a month, experience Nia—a beautiful blend of dance, martial arts, and yoga. For ages 14+. No experience or pre-registration required. Sign up at the Health Club Welcome Desk or call 646.505.5716 for information. . (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > free for everybody > nia jam series
Sat, Apr 25
winter
6pm once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$26 per party for all online; $35 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Apr 25
winter
6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$36 per party for all online; $50 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Apr 25
winter
6:20pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$16 per party for all online; $20 at the door (Entrance fee includes free beginner lesson from 7:45–8:30 pm) (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Apr 25
winter
7:30pm18 - 0once
Swing Remix Dance Party
$26 per party for all online; $35 at the door (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Sat, Apr 25
winter
7:45pm18 - 0once
Elegant Vegan Feast
Chef Shaya Klechevsky Chef Shaya takes you on a culinary journey of meatless, dairy-free, and egg-free recipes. Enjoy jicama salad with creamy lime vinaigrette; Asian-style roasted vegetables in filo purses; creamy cauliflower soup with rosemary, cilantro, and scallion; quinoa croquettes; and carob-almond "cream" pie in a dried fruit and nut crust. A Meatless Mondays offering. Part of the Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program (more)REGISTER
adults > culinary arts > all classes
Mon, Apr 27
winter
7pm18 - 0once
The Doctor Is In Series
Carl Bazil, MD, PhD—Director, Division of Epilepsy and Sleep, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Getting a good night sleep is necessary for optimal health. Learn the basics about your sleep health and the latest in sleep research. Discover how your mind and body are affected by sleep deprivation, including the most common sleep ailments of sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and insomnia. Learn about medical and alternative treatments and get top tips for getting better rest and being the best you! (more)REGISTER
health + wellness > free for everybody > the doctor is in series
Tue, Apr 28
winter
7pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, Apr 30
winter
8pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, May 7
winter
8pm once
Israeli Dance with Tamar
Join us every Thursday night for an evening filled with dancing and fun. Enjoy the relaxed and inviting atmosphere.Open to all levels. No advance registration required. Pay at the door. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > group fitness > dance
Thu, May 14
winter
8pm once
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